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[frap] /fræp/

verb (used with object), frapped, frapping. Nautical.
to bind or wrap tightly with ropes or chains.
verb fraps, frapping, frapped
(transitive) (nautical) to lash down or together

early 14c., from Old French fraper (12c., Modern French frapper) “to strike, hit beat,” cognate with Italian frappare “to strike,” of unknown origin, perhaps imitative (cf. rap (n.)). Nautical sense of “bind tightly” is from 1540s. Related: Frapped; frapping.
application, video
A Windows application that can be used with games using DirectX or OpenGL to display the current screen redraw rate in frames per second (FPS). Fraps can also measure the frame rate between any two points and can capture stills, audio and video to disk.
Latest version: 2.7.4 (2006-06-18), as of 2006-07-12.
Fraps Home (http://fraps.com/).
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