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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of trap.
- adj. caught in a trap
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fitted or provided with a trap or traps.
- In gemcutting, having the trap-cut.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. forced to turn and face attackers
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Alan Johnson, Labour's spokesman on economic issues, accused Osborne of "economic masochism," warning that his cuts would leave Britain trapped in a cycle of low growth and high unemployment for years.
She has assumed the role of a musical Charlie Chaplin trapped in the giant gears of Modern Times, as well as a keyboard-sampler artist with the deadpan efficiency of Buster Keaton commandeering The General.
This is undoubtedly from our presence on earth, due to the fact that the CO2 we emit into the atmosphere does not dissapear for many generations, resulting in a greater amount of heat trapped from the sun in the air.
This comic, written by Steve Gerber, features the introduction of a Communist neurosurgeon super-heroine, a super-villain trapped in the body of a baby deer, brain transplants, spirit transplants, and attempted body snatching.
Recent reports that significant numbers of civilians have escaped have not changed the overall figures: independent sources on the ground continue to report 100,000 people or more remain trapped, exhausted, with limited access to food and medicines, and many under fire.
At best the market will remain trapped in a trading range between last week's panic lows and April's highs, he says.
Hence, homeowners who lose their jobs are anchored to their homes and remain trapped in dead end states like Michigan while renters who lose their jobs are sufficiently mobile to look for job opportunities located elsewhere.
Those who remain trapped in the suburbs will continue to see declining health.
The pervasive theme in the film of one being trapped, is at odds with the human spirit that perpetually seeks the fulfillment of our inner most desires.
The Plaid MEP says that deporting victims of people trafficking could discourage other victims from coming forward, meaning they remain trapped in an abusive situation.