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 for sap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sap \Sap\, n. [AS. saep; akin to OHG. saf, G. saft, Icel. safi;
     of uncertain origin; possibly akin to L. sapere to taste, to
     be wise, sapa must or new wine boiled thick. Cf. Sapid,
     Sapient.]
     1. The juice of plants of any kind, especially the ascending
        and descending juices or circulating fluid essential to
        nutrition.
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     Note: The ascending is the crude sap, the assimilation of
           which takes place in the leaves, when it becomes the
           elaborated sap suited to the growth of the plant.
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     2. The sapwood, or alburnum, of a tree.
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     3. A simpleton; a saphead; a milksop. [Slang]
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     Sap ball (Bot.), any large fungus of the genus Polyporus.
        See Polyporus.
  
     Sap green, a dull light green pigment prepared from the
        juice of the ripe berries of the Rhamnus catharticus, or
        buckthorn. It is used especially by water-color artists.
        
  
     Sap rot, the dry rot. See under Dry.
  
     Sap sucker (Zool.), any one of several species of small
        American woodpeckers of the genus Sphyrapicus,
        especially the yellow-bellied woodpecker ({Sphyrapicus
        varius) of the Eastern United States. They are so named
        because they puncture the bark of trees and feed upon the
        sap. The name is loosely applied to other woodpeckers.
  
     Sap tube (Bot.), a vessel that conveys sap.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sap \Sap\, v. i.
     To proceed by mining, or by secretly undermining; to execute
     saps. --W. P. Craighill.
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           Both assaults are carried on by sapping. --Tatler.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sap \Sap\, n. (Mil.)
     A narrow ditch or trench made from the foremost parallel
     toward the glacis or covert way of a besieged place by
     digging under cover of gabions, etc.
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     Sap fagot (Mil.), a fascine about three feet long, used in
        sapping, to close the crevices between the gabions before
        the parapet is made.
  
     Sap roller (Mil.), a large gabion, six or seven feet long,
        filled with fascines, which the sapper sometimes rolls
        along before him for protection from the fire of an enemy.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sap \Sap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sapped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Sapping.] [F. saper (cf. Sp. zapar, It. zapare), fr. sape a
     sort of scythe, LL. sappa a sort of mattock.]
     1. To subvert by digging or wearing away; to mine; to
        undermine; to destroy the foundation of.
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              Nor safe their dwellings were, for sapped by floods,
              Their houses fell upon their household gods.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. (Mil.) To pierce with saps.
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     3. To make unstable or infirm; to unsettle; to weaken.
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              Ring out the grief that saps the mind. --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sap
      n 1: a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that
           circulates through the vascular system of a plant
      2: a person who lacks good judgment [syn: fool, sap,
         saphead, muggins, tomfool]
      3: a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle;
         used for hitting people [syn: blackjack, cosh, sap]
      v 1: deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out
           our strength" [syn: run down, exhaust, play out,
           sap, tire]
      2: excavate the earth beneath

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  205 Moby Thesaurus words for "sap":
     abate, abri, approach trench, asshole, attenuate, axiom, babe,
     beverage, blood, blunt, boob, booby, bore, bunker, burrow, center,
     chump, cinch, communication trench, core, countermine, coupure,
     cramp, credulous person, cripple, cull, damp, dampen, deaden,
     debilitate, delve, dematerialize, deplete, destroy, devitalize,
     dig, dig out, dike, ding-a-ling, dingbat, dingdong, disable,
     disembody, distillate, distillation, ditch, double sap, drain,
     dredge, drill, drink, drive, dugout, dull, dupe, easy mark,
     easy pickings, elixir, enervate, enfeeble, entrenchment, essence,
     essential, etherealize, eviscerate, excavate, exhaust, extenuate,
     fabric, fall guy, fire trench, fish, flower, fluid, fluid extract,
     fluid mechanics, flying sap, focus, fool, fortified tunnel, fosse,
     foxhole, fundamental, furrow, gallery, galoot, gist, gobe-mouches,
     goof, gouge, gouge out, gravamen, greener, greenhorn, greeny,
     groove, grub, gruel, gudgeon, gull, heart, honeycomb, hydraulics,
     hydrogeology, hypostasis, inner essence, innocent, jerk, jerk-off,
     juice, kernel, klutz, knock out, latex, lay low, leadpipe cinch,
     liquid, liquid extract, liquor, lower, mark, marrow, material,
     matter, meat, medium, milk, mine, mitigate, moat, monkey, mutt,
     nub, nucleus, nuts and bolts, overset, overthrow, overturn,
     parallel, patsy, pigeon, pith, plaything, postulate, principle,
     prize sap, pushover, quarry, quid, quiddity, quintessence, rarefy,
     rattle, reduce, ruin, sabotage, sap the foundations, saphead,
     sawney, schlemiel, scoop, scoop out, scrabble, scrape, scratch,
     semiliquid, shake, shake up, shovel, sink, sitting duck,
     slit trench, soften up, soul, spade, spirit, spiritualize, stooge,
     stuff, substance, subtilize, subvert, sucker, sum and substance,
     the nitty-gritty, throw down, throw over, toy, trench, trough,
     trusting soul, tunnel, unbrace, undermine, unman, unnerve,
     unstrengthen, unstring, upend, upset, victim, water, weaken, whey,
     wreck
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         Service Access Point (OSI)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         Service Advertising Protocol (Novell, Netware, IPX)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         Session Announcement Protocol (Internet, RFC 2974)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         SIM Access Protocol (mobile-systems, Bluethooth)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         SystemAnalyse und Programmentwicklung (manufacturer, predecessor)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         Symbolic Assembler Program (IBM, IBM 704)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  SAP
         Systems, Applications and Products [in data processing] [ag]
  (manufacturer)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  SAP
  
     1.  SAP AG (Systems, Applications and Products in
     Data Processing).
  
     2.  Service Advertising Protocol.
  
     3.  Service Access Point.
  
     4.  Symbolic Assembler Program.
  
     (1999-05-26)
  

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