What is Laps?

Laps definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the front part of the human body from the waist to the knees when in a sitting position.
the part of the clothing that lies on the front portion of the body from the waist to the knees when one sits.
a place, environment, or situation of rest or nurture: the lap of luxury.
area of responsibility, care, charge, or control: They dropped the problem right in his lap.
a hollow place, as a hollow among hills.
the front part of a skirt, especially as held up to contain something.

a part of a garment that extends over another: the lap of a coat.
a loose border or fold.