a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
- "the exam was full of trap questions"
a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
a light two-wheel carriage
place in a confining or embarrassing position
- "He was trapped in a difficult situation"
hold or catch as if in a trap
- "The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"