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Meanings of Sapped:

verb

Gradually weaken or destroy (a person's strength or power).

Usage examples:

Our energy is being sapped by bureaucrats and politicians
noun

The fluid which circulates in the vascular system of a plant, consisting chiefly of water with dissolved sugars and mineral salts.

Usage examples:

Create a living smorgasbord that includes plants with berries, foliage, fruit, nectar, nuts, pollen…

Past simple and past participle of sap

Sappers

ˈsapə

Meanings of Sappers:

noun

A soldier responsible for tasks such as building and repairing roads and bridges, laying and clearing mines, etc.

Usage examples:

This is extremely significant when you consider the reduction of the number of sappers in combat en…

Meanings of Sapphic:

adjective

Relating to sexual attraction or activity between women.

Usage examples:

The two women share a sapphic kiss in the play
noun

Relating to lesbians or lesbianism.

Usage examples:

Sapphic lovers
plural noun

Verse in a metre associated with sappho.

Usage examples:

Meanwhile soldier poets wrote odes and sapphics based on dead forms borrowed from the greeks while …

Sapphics

ˈsafɪk

Meanings of Sapphics:

adjective

Relating to sexual attraction or activity between women.

Usage examples:

The two women share a sapphic kiss in the play
plural noun

Verse in a metre associated with sappho.

Usage examples:

Meanwhile soldier poets wrote odes and sapphics based on dead forms borrowed from the greeks while …

Sapphire

ˈsæf.aɪər

Meanings of Sapphire:

noun

A transparent precious stone, typically blue, which is a variety of corundum (aluminium oxide).

Usage examples:

A sapphire ring

Meanings of Sapphires:

noun

A transparent precious stone, typically blue, which is a variety of corundum (aluminium oxide).

Usage examples:

A sapphire ring

Sapphirine

ˈsafɪrʌɪn

Meanings of Sapphirine:

adjective

Consisting of, containing, or resembling sapphire.

Usage examples:

Sapphirine granulite

Meanings of Sapphist:

noun

A woman who engages in sexual activity with other women, or who is sexually or romantically attracted to other women.

Meanings of Sappho:

proper noun

(early 7th century bc), greek lyric poet who lived on lesbos. many of her poems express affection and love for women, and have given rise to her association with female homosexuality.

Meanings of Sappier:

adjective

Mawkishly over-sentimental.

Usage examples:

Sappy old love songs

Meanings of Sappiest:

adjective

Mawkishly over-sentimental.

Usage examples:

Sappy old love songs

Sapping

ˈsæp.ɪŋ

Meanings of Sapping:

verb

Gradually weaken or destroy (a person's strength or power).

Usage examples:

Our energy is being sapped by bureaucrats and politicians
noun

The fluid which circulates in the vascular system of a plant, consisting chiefly of water with dissolved sugars and mineral salts.

Usage examples:

Create a living smorgasbord that includes plants with berries, foliage, fruit, nectar, nuts, pollen…
adjective

Making someone or something weaker over a period of time

Usage examples:

Sapping heat/humidity, these losses have clearly had a sapping effect on morale.

Sappy

ˈsæp.i

Meanings of Sappy:

adjective

Mawkishly over-sentimental.

Usage examples:

Sappy old love songs

Meanings of Saprogenic:

adjective

Causing or produced by putrefaction or decay.

Usage examples:

Saprogenic fungi are distinguished in part by their inability to cause disease in healthy hosts, an…

Saprolegnia

ˌsaprə(ʊ)ˈlɛɡnɪə

Meanings of Saprolegnia:

noun

An aquatic fungus which can attack the bodies of fish and other aquatic animals.

Usage examples:

If untreated, saprolegnia will cause death by osmoregulatory failure.

Meanings of Saprolegniaceae:

noun

An aquatic fungus which can attack the bodies of fish and other aquatic animals.

Usage examples:

If untreated, saprolegnia will cause death by osmoregulatory failure.

Saprophagous

saˈprɒfəɡəs

Meanings of Saprophagous:

adjective

(of an organism) feeding on or obtaining nourishment from decaying organic matter.

Usage examples:

Free-living worms are carnivorous, herbivorous, or saprophagous

Saprophyte

ˈsæp.rə.faɪt

Meanings of Saprophyte:

noun

A plant, fungus, or microorganism that lives on dead or decaying organic matter.

Usage examples:

Unlike more advanced plants, fungi lack chlorophyll and so can only grow as saprophytes (from dead …

Saprophytes

ˈsæp.rə.faɪt

Meanings of Saprophytes:

noun

A plant, fungus, or microorganism that lives on dead or decaying organic matter.

Usage examples:

Unlike more advanced plants, fungi lack chlorophyll and so can only grow as saprophytes (from dead …

Saps

sap

Meanings of Saps:

verb

Gradually weaken or destroy (a person's strength or power).

Usage examples:

Our energy is being sapped by bureaucrats and politicians
noun

The fluid which circulates in the vascular system of a plant, consisting chiefly of water with dissolved sugars and mineral salts.

Usage examples:

Create a living smorgasbord that includes plants with berries, foliage, fruit, nectar, nuts, pollen…

Sapsucker

ˈsapsʌkə

Meanings of Sapsucker:

noun

An american woodpecker that pecks rows of small holes in trees and visits them for sap and insects.

Usage examples:

They pierce the base of a flower to get at the nectar, and visit woodpecker and sapsucker holes for…

Sapsuckers

ˈsapsʌkə

Meanings of Sapsuckers:

noun

An american woodpecker that pecks rows of small holes in trees and visits them for sap and insects.

Usage examples:

They pierce the base of a flower to get at the nectar, and visit woodpecker and sapsucker holes for…

Sapwood

ˈsapwʊd

Meanings of Sapwood:

noun

The soft outer layers of recently formed wood between the heartwood and the bark, containing the functioning vascular tissue.

Usage examples:

The beetles lay their eggs in trees and the resulting larvae bore into the wood, feeding on the tre…

Sar

sɑː

Meanings of Sar:

abbreviation

Search and rescue, an emergency service involving the detection and rescue of those who have met with an accident or mishap in dangerous or isolated locations.

Usage examples:

Sar helicopters

Saraband

ˈsarəband

Meanings of Saraband:

noun

A slow, stately spanish dance in triple time.

Usage examples:

A sarabande is a two-person dance, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries, and bergman structures h…

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