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RAP

Abbreviation for:
rapid assessment procedure
Rapid Assessment Process  
rapid atrial pacing
referrals, assessments and packages of care 
regression-associated protein
remedial action plan
renal artery pressure
Research Applications Program
retinal angiomatous proliferation
right atrial pressure
References in classic literature ?
For a minute or two she stood looking at the house, and wondering what to do next, when suddenly a footman in livery came running out of the wood--(she considered him to be a footman because he was in livery: otherwise, judging by his face only, she would have called him a fish)--and rapped loudly at the door with his knuckles.
When he touched the ground, he rapped it with his foot; it opened, and we found ourselves in the enchanted palace, in the presence of the beautiful princess of the Ebony Isle.
But said one of the four servants, "Unless, indeed, this is a deliberate joke, I cannot bring myself to believe that men so intelligent as those present are, or seem to be, can venture to declare and assert that this is not a basin, and that not a pack-saddle; but as I perceive that they do assert and declare it, I can only come to the conclusion that there is some mystery in this persistence in what is so opposed to the evidence of experience and truth itself; for I swear by"- and here he rapped out a round oath- "all the people in the world will not make me believe that this is not a barber's basin and that a jackass's pack-saddle.
In an instant afterwards he rapped, with a gentle touch, at my door, and entered, bearing a lamp.
First I taught them that they could not unseat me, and even rapped them sharply between the ears to impress upon them my authority and mastery.
They listened, rapped on the scaly burnt metal with a stick, and, meeting with no response, they both concluded the man or men inside must be insensible or dead.
You will allow that I might have done that without your permission," I rapped out.