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clapping

(klap'ing)
1. A technique for clearing the airway in which the therapist rhythmically strikes with his or her cupped hands the chest wall to help loosen thick secretions in the lungs. Synonym: cupping (1)
2. A similar, rhythmic striking of any body part, used in massage therapy.
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The traditional form of clapping has been ditched in favour of the British Sign Language equivalent, known to many as 'jazz hands.'.
Jazz hands will replace clapping, whooping, and cheering at the University of Manchester student union events.
They told Chronicle Live: "First we knew we just heard the clapping so I ran out to film it ,it was so good that's only a small section of the Grainger Market but the whole arcade just stopped still, joined in and clapped it was fab.
To prepare himself for the record-breaking attempt, Seven started practicing by keeping aside time several times a day for clapping.
'You should be ashamed of clapping after apprehending the culprit,' he said.
Shah added that CM Shehbaz and provincial cabinet should be ashamed of clapping after arresting the culprit and adding that the cheering and clapping was a slap on the faces of 250 children of Kasur's and 12 minor girls who were sexually abused.
Kidman added, "I wish that there were more important things to be concerned about or that people were focused on more important things than that sort of clapping. That's what I would say."
The judge said, in relation to the attack on the six-year-old: "You struck him with both of your hands in a clapping motion.
As they are driving along, the passenger begins an annoying behavior-hand clapping, moaning, talking loudly, etc.
Clapping or other test sounds might confound the experiment by sending vibrations through equipment holding the spider.
After thousands of fans created a proper din at Tuesday night's home game, many of them took to social media to criticise us for pointing out that some fans don't much like the cardboard clappers, which create more volume than conventional hand clapping.
BRITAIN's youngest MP Mhairi Black, 20, has hit out at the Commons banning clapping - but allowing "braying like donkeys".