How to use Flapping in a sentence
It's flapping jaws that get people into trouble.
No one ever saw a bird in the air flapping its wings towards its tail.
Passing near Mount Caucasus, they heard the groans of Prometheus and the flapping of the wings of the eagle which gnawed his liver.
The production of flight by the vertical flapping of wings is in some respects the most difficult, but this also has been attempted and achieved.
Thousands of crows rose above the walls and circled in the air, cawing and noisily flapping their wings.Advertisement
The fear flowed after her, like a black shroud, flapping in the wind.
Then, flapping out of the doorway, six slimy green tentacles with snake heads emerged, hissing loudly.
But when I stood on the shore they at once rose up with a great flapping of wings at the signal of their commander, and when they had got into rank circled about over my head, twenty-nine of them, and then steered straight to Canada, with a regular honk from the leader at intervals, trusting to break their fast in muddier pools.
Short attention span, poor eye contact, delayed and disordered speech and language, emotional instability, and unusual hand mannerisms (hand flapping or hand biting) are also seen frequently.
An origami flapping bird has wings that move up and down, to simulate flying.Advertisement
The difference between the crane and the flapping bird is the movement in the wings.
If you plan to make an origami crane or a flapping bird, follow these steps to creating the origami bird base.
A very popular type of origami bird is the origami flapping bird.
Other behaviors can include preoccupation with parts of objects, hand or finger flapping, and rocking.
Like an origami crane, the flapping bird starts with the bird base.Advertisement
Simple flapping bird directions are easy to follow, but may create complications for those who have only made standard figures.
They tend to give guys a more supportive feeling than boxer shorts, which can sometimes make you feel as if everything is flapping around.
Their sight is very bad; but they are quick of hearing, and their scent is very keen; they are, too, often accompanied by rhinoceros birds, which, by running about their heads, flapping their wings, and screeching at the same time, frequently give them notice of the approach of danger.
Delia was flapping about like the squawking shuttlecock we share the dining room with.
The commonly heard example is that of a butterfly flapping its wings in Australia and causing a typhoon in Jamaica.Advertisement
From the river, you hear the whoosh, whoosh of their wings flapping like the slow motion rotor blades of a helicopter.
The coat should button down enough to keep it from flapping too much in a hard wind.
The website provides you with a 3D display of how to create the flapping bird.
When it comes to making origami birds, many folders find they have the choice between making flapping birds and regular bird figures that simply represent the look of a bird.
During his experience, he noticed the surgeon making an odd flapping motion with his arms.Advertisement
Stereotyped repetitive movements and stims-Repetitive movements like hand flapping are often present in cases of autism.
Such sensory overload can lead to behaviors such as rocking, twirling, hand flapping, or repetitive sounds.
A dysfunction in sensory integration can cause a person to have problems processing sensory information, which can present itself in a preference for unusual colors and repetitive behavior such as flapping hands for self-stimulation.
Self-stimulating or stimming behavior is related to sensory processing and can include hand flapping, licking objects or rocking back and forth.
Demonstrating repetitive and obsessive behavior (stimming), such as rocking back and forth, hand flapping, skin picking or teeth grinding excessively.Advertisement
Stereotyped repetitive movements such as rocking and hand flapping may be present.
For example, if a person engages in flapping, he may need to use his hands for release.
Think of it as if your arms are chicken wings, and you are flapping them.
However, if you are old enough to have been in grade school during this time frame, you probably remember and perhaps giggled inappropriately at the sight of the back of your teacher's arm flapping as she wrote on the blackboard.
One could already see the soldiers' shaggy caps, distinguish the officers from the men, and see the standard flapping against its staff.Advertisement