The strap of his backpack is no longer visible on his right shoulder.
Put on a scarf and mittens, dig out your car, get on your bike, strap on some skis, or head to the subway.
For example, take the well-known portrait of the woman in the silk-and-lace negligée that is inexplicably missing one strap.
Unconvinced, the officer tried hauling her out of her seat, but Mrs. Anderson grabbed a strap and hung on.
The one time she showed a glimmer of humor was when her strap broke.
His hands were feeble and numb, but he contrived to unfasten the strap.
Swing on the tail-board by the strap and yell, ‘tuppence all the way.’
With a little cry she snatched at it and caught the strap on top.
But, feeling the drag of his wings, he unbuckled the strap and flung them away.
Usually two pieces of strap iron about thirty inches long and an inch wide are employed for this purpose.
1610s, from Scottish and/or nautical variant of strope "loop or strap on a harness" (mid-14c.), probably from Old French estrop "strap," from Latin stroppus "strap, band," perhaps from Etruscan, ultimately from Greek strophos "twisted band," from strephein "to turn" (see strophe). Old English stropp, Dutch strop "halter" also are borrowed from Latin.
A strip or piece of adhesive plaster. v. strapped, strap·ping, straps
To support or bind a part, especially with overlapping strips of adhesive plaster.
To be impatient or eager (1910+)