A hinged or sliding door in a floor, roof, or ceiling.

Trap Door

A hinged or sliding door in a floor, roof, or ceiling.

This fly trap was intended to prevent pest intrusion from household windows. This trap features a fold down screen which allows a view of the immediate outside area, while restricting entrance to flies and other pests through a see-through screen.

Window Purpose Fly Trap

This fly trap was intended to prevent pest intrusion from household windows. This trap features a fold…

"Some spiders, like the <em>Ctenizae</em>, close the mouth of their subterranean resdence with a most ingeniously-constructed trap-door, which the inhabitant closes with the utmost pertinacity when any attempt is made to invade the privacy of his domicile. Hence these, of which several species are found in the south of Europe and on the shores of the Mediterranean, are generally known as <em>Trap-door spiders</em>." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Garden-spider and trap-door spider

"Some spiders, like the Ctenizae, close the mouth of their subterranean resdence with a most…

An illustration of a lion being hit by a palm tree and a photographer riding away on a horse.

Lion Being Hit by Palm Tree & Photographer Riding Away on a Horse

An illustration of a lion being hit by a palm tree and a photographer riding away on a horse.

An illustration of a lion wearing a robe and chasing a photographer who created a sling shot out of a palm tree.

Lion Wearing Robe Chasing Photographer

An illustration of a lion wearing a robe and chasing a photographer who created a sling shot out of…

Tibert the cat is caught in a trap. Reynard the Fox tells Tibert that he can find many mice to eat in the priest's barn, knowing the priest has set a trap because Reynard stole a hen from him the night before.

Reynard the Fox: Tricking Tibert

Tibert the cat is caught in a trap. Reynard the Fox tells Tibert that he can find many mice to eat in…

The steam-vessels were protected by torpedo-nets formed of ropes weighted with iron or lead, and furnished with hooks to catch the little submarine mines. These nets were hung from spars placed athwart the bowsprit in front of the vessel, and sometimes in like manner along its sides.

Torpedo Net

The steam-vessels were protected by torpedo-nets formed of ropes weighted with iron or lead, and furnished…

"To the end of the delivery-tube of a Florence flask containing water, attach a 'trap' so that the water that condenses in the delivery-tube may be retained in the trap." &mdash; Avery, 1895

Trap

"To the end of the delivery-tube of a Florence flask containing water, attach a 'trap' so that the water…

Trapping also relates to the use of traps to catch animals for a variety of other purposes, most usually for food or pest control.

Animal Trap

Trapping also relates to the use of traps to catch animals for a variety of other purposes, most usually…

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into them.

Drain Trap

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into…

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into them.

Drain Trap

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into…

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into them.

Drain Trap

A contrivance to prevent the escape of foul air from drains, while allowing the passage of water into…

a rat trap is a trap designed to catch rats.

Rat Trap

a rat trap is a trap designed to catch rats.

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like mouth, tentacles close together, long, and pointed, and the eyes near their outer bases." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Wentle-trap

"The shell is mostly white and lustrous; turreted and many-whorled; the animal has a proboscis-like…