Sap vs. Wap

Sap vs. Wap — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Sap and Wap

Sapnoun

The watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues.

Wapnoun

A blow or beating; a whap.

Sapnoun

See cell sap.

Wapnoun

(colloquial) A breast.

Sapnoun

Health and energy; vitality

The constant bickering drained his sap away.

Wapnoun

A bundle.

Sapnoun

(Slang) A foolish or gullible person.

Wapverb

To beat; to whap.

Sapnoun

A covered trench or tunnel dug to a point near or within an enemy position.

Wapverb

To engage in sexual intercourse.

Sapnoun

A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.

Wapverb

To wrap or bind.

Sapverb

To drain (a tree, for example) of sap.

Sapverb

To deplete or weaken gradually

The noisy children sapped all my energy. The flu sapped him of his strength.

Sapverb

To undermine the foundations of (a fortification).

Sapverb

To dig a sap.

Sapverb

To hit or knock out with a sap.

Sapnoun

(uncountable) The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to nutrition.

Sapnoun

(uncountable) The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.

Sapnoun

Any juice.

Sapnoun

(figurative) Vitality.

Sapnoun

a naive person; a simpleton

Sapnoun

A short wooden club; a leather-covered hand weapon; a blackjack.

Sapnoun

(military) A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by digging under cover of gabions, etc.

Sapverb

(transitive) To drain, suck or absorb from (tree, etc.).

Sapverb

To exhaust the vitality of.

Sapverb

To strike with a sap (with a blackjack).

Sapverb

(transitive) To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to undermine; to destroy the foundation of.

Sapverb

To pierce with saps.

Sapverb

(transitive) To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.

Sapverb

(transitive) To gradually weaken.

to sap one’s conscience

Sapverb

(intransitive) To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute saps.

Sapnoun

a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant

Sapnoun

a person who lacks good judgment

Sapnoun

a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people

Sapverb

deplete;

exhaust one's savingsWe quickly played out our strength

Sapverb

excavate the earth beneath