Definition of nappe

Definition of nappe
  1. nappe Noun the profile of a body of water flowing over an obstruction in a vertical drop
  2. nappe Noun either of the two parts of a double cone
  3. nappe Noun a sheet-like mass of rock that has been carried from its original position
  4. nappe Noun Nappe, the underside of which is not in contact with the overflow structure and is at ambient atmospheric pressure.
  5. nappe Noun The ability of a liquid to "coat the back of a spoon" or the act of coating a food.
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