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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
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TO THE RESCUE: David Sim-Aitchison County, 41, took the rap when he and his girlfriend were found with drugs.
One of the girls, Laura Foster, was murdered, and Dula took the rap out of chivalry, even though most people knew the other girl actually did the murder.
On the night Toshack took the rap for Wales' dismal performance, but he went further yesterday by admitting he got every single aspect of the trip wrong.
The nicest thing you can say about last week's disgusting spitting incident is that he pleaded guilty and took the rap.
His deckhand took the rap in court, but the only sentence he received was a pounds 60 fine.
The most glaring error is Reed's statement that William Calley took the rap for Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger.
Anthrobus took the rap for the goal by defender Karl Ready that gave Rangers their first win in 10 games.
FABIO CAPELLO took the rap for Wayne Rooney - and admitted he was to blame for the England striker's red-card madness.
She has been arrested repeatedly but had, until now, managed to cut deals to walk free while her minions took the rap.
STEVE BRUCE has paid tribute to sacked West Ham boss Avram Grant after he took the rap for relegation.
The temporarily-promoted reserve team boss bravely took the rap for the heavy losing margin and admitted he might have been a bit 'naive' with his team selection.
JOHN SWINNEY took the rap for the pounds 33billion Holyrood budget fiasco when he admitted it was not parliament's finest hour.