What is the meaning of the furniture term Flap?

A flap typically refers to a movable or hinged section of a piece of furniture that can be lifted or opened. It is often used to provide additional surface area or storage space when needed, and can be found on various types of furniture such as desks, tables, cabinets, or even sofas. Flaps can be folded down when not in use to save space or to maintain a sleek appearance. English term for drop leaf.
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