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lapper

1. A person or animal that drinks liquid by lapping it up with their tongue. The vampire bat, that famous winged lapper of blood, is actually far less dangerous than popular mythology leads us to believe. Struggling for adequately insulting words, she called him a piss-lapper and stormed off.
2. A race that is won by completing a certain number of laps before the other competitors. The amount of laps is specified right before "lapper" with a number and a hyphen. It was the first time the race car driver won the 100-lapper in his entire career.
3. A person that one is about to overtake in a race consisting of multiple laps. The runner is about to speed past yet another hapless lapper.

lapper

n. a drunkard. (Alludes to lapping up liquor.) The street was empty except for an old lapper staggering home.
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"We encourage companies to think big, but not in a way that creates a lot of limitations upfront by having to gather all possible requirements," Lapper concludes.
A full member of the British Partnership of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists, Ms Lapper published her autobiography "My Life in My Hands" in 2005.
Quinn's work certainly doesn't lack for either ambition or the same paradoxical sense of serenity--witness, for example, his sculpture Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005), which adorned the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square from 2005 to 2007; or his 4.5-metre-tall, painted-bronze red orchid, Burning Desire (2011), at Chatsworth House.
Alison Lapper Pregnant, however, also reminds me that narrow criteria of normal and beautiful prevent me from seeing God's creation.
Some critics dislike ''Alison Lapper'' for a variety of reasons.
However son Parys Lapper died suddenly last week - 14 years after Marc Quinn's sculpture of the two of them went on display in Trafalgar Square, London.
Ishbel Lapper, who launched the company 18 months ago, says good HR has never been more important.
Meanwhile, as means to raise funds for the church's activities, Bishop Smith says a special lapper has been produced, encouraging members and friends of the church to buy it to support God's work.
Damian Harper, 48, from Whiston, who has a hi-tech prosthetic leg, is one of four people featured on the BBC4 documentary, No Body's Perfect, with Rankin and Alison Lapper, tomorrow.
"Major public installations include 1+1=3 (2002), a 20 metre artificial rainbow created for the Liverpool Biennale; Planet (2008), a monumental rendition of the artist's son as a baby, permanently installed at The Gardens by The Bay Singapore; All of Nature Flows Through Us (2011), a ten meter bronze iris installed at Kistefos-Museet Norway; and Alison Lapper Pregnant (2005), a fifteen-ton marble statue of the heavily pregnant and disabled Alison Lapper, exhibited on the fourth plinth of London's Trafalgar Square and later reinvented as a colossal inflatable sculpture, Breath (2012), for the 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony," the bio adds.
He is perhaps best known for his world-famous sculpture of the disabled artist Alison Lapper, who was pregnant when she modelled for the work in 2005.
Texnology manufactures needle looms, web drafters, profiling systems, turnkey lines and high-speed cross lapper systems.
GUISBOROUGH DMC are holding their Dales Trophy Trial (one lapper) around Glaisdale and Fryup dales on June 13 and still have a few entries left.
Quinn's most famous work was Alison Lapper Pregnant.
Plans for a permanent sculpture were revealed and actress Kim Tserkezie, from CBBC's Balamory, and artist Alison Lapper unveiled a memorial plaque dedicating a rose to the victims.