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knap

[nap]
(mining engineering)
To break rock.
To improve the grade of ore by removing low-grade material manually by using a hammer.
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According to the society, Knap Lido displayed an elegant use of early reinforced concrete and was packed with historical appeal - turnstiles, tiled footpaths and beautiful half circles of brightly coloured changing huts.
It was a real family affair and on some days you would get as many as 3,500 people down at the Knap.
The match length is from the left hand side of Cold Knap beach to the right hand of Porthkerry and Knap Point is out of bounds.
Barry Island may conjure up images of kiss-me-quick hats, candy floss and amusement arcades but The Knap is a different kettle of fish altogether.
Although The Knap has just a handful of small shops, including a newsagent, tea room and restaurant, Barry town centre is just a few minutes drive away and Cardiff about 25 minutes by car.
I was never the most athletic of people and the sight of me jumping into the open air pool at The Knap was not one to be savoured or admired.
We are overwhelmed by the pledges of support we have received and the lovely stories of fond memories of The Knap Lido from thousands of supporters.
A campaign group which has been formed to have the complex rebuilt has set up a Facebook page and has urged those who remember the Knap Lido to post their memories of it.
The Knap Lido, Barry, opened on May 1, 1926, and remained popular until it was closed, filled in and landscaped in 1996.
The May 26 litter-pic will be at the Knap Beach, followed by another one on June 29 at Porthkerry.
Coming of the Light celebrates the first stirrings of spring with a walk around the lake at the Knap, Barry, contemplating the words and quotations placed along the way by artist Glyn Pooley.
In a victim impact statement, Mr Knap said he just couldn't get his head round the fact that a neighbour could behave in such a way.