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Verb
/tap/,
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taps, plural;
  1. Strike (someone or something) with a quick light blow or blows
    • - one of my staff tapped me on the shoulder
  2. Strike (something) against something else with a quick light blow or blows
    • - Gloria was tapping her feet in time to the music
  3. Produce (a rhythm) with a series of quick light blows on a surface
    • - drums that tapped out a rumba beat
  4. Write or enter (something) using a keyboard or keypad
    • - he tapped out a few words on the keyboard
  5. Designate or select (someone) for a task or honor, esp. membership in an organization or committee
    • - he had been tapped earlier to serve in Costa Rica
Noun
  1. A quick light blow or the sound of such a blow

  2. Tap dancing

  3. A piece of metal attached to the toe and heel of a tap dancer's shoe to make a tapping sound

  4. A bugle call for lights to be put out in army quarters

  5. A similar call sounded at a military funeral


  1. pat: the sound made by a gentle blow
  2. cut a female screw thread with a tap
  3. draw from or dip into to get something; "tap one's memory"; "tap a source of money"
  4. strike lightly; "He tapped me on the shoulder"
  5. water faucet: a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
  6. a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
  7. Táp is a village in Győr-Moson-Sopron county, Hungary.
  8. TAP Portugal, commonly known as TAP, is the national airline of Portugal. It has its head office in Building 25 on the grounds of Portela Airport in Lisbon, and has been a member of the Star Alliance since 14 March 2005, the same day on which the company celebrated its 60th anniversary. ...
  9. Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by a tapping sound that is created from metal plates that are attached to both the ball and heel of the dancer's shoe. These metal plates, when tapped against a hard surface, create a percussive sound and as such the dancers are considered to be musicians.
  10. Tap is a 1989 film written and directed by Nick Castle.
  11. In computer networking, TUN and TAP are virtual network kernel drivers. They implement network devices that are supported entirely in software, which is different from ordinary network devices that are backed up by hardware network adapters.
  12. "TAP" is a 1995 novelette by Greg Egan. It is set in a near-future society in which brain implants allow immersive virtual reality. The implants also allow a new kind of language called TAP – Total Affective Protocol. TAP is essentially a way of making qualia into words.
  13. A tapering cylindrical pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask; a spigot; A device used to dispense liquids; A device used to cut an internal screw thread. (External screw threads are cut with a die. ...
  14. (Tapped) The alternative to untapped rack rail. A tapped rack rail is tapped to 10-32, which is the standard screw size used throughout the electronics industry for rack mount and EIA use.
  15. (tapped) 1.(adj. tapt) stupid, mad, crazy e.g. Yoower tapped lad! = I think you are crazy.
  16. (tapped) transitive verb. The past tense form of the verb tap. To try, rely on. "They tapped different resources to solve their problem."
  17. (tapping) Indicating submission by tapping the mat or your opponent.
  18. (Tapping) Transferring molten metal from melting furnace to ladle.
  19. (Tapping) Process of cutting internal threads. Tapping may be performed on either a lathe or a drilling machine.
  20. (TAPPING (BELLS)) Term applied in medieval England to playing cymbala (bells) by striking with two mallets.
  21. (Tapping) A method used to cut of form threads inside a predrilled hole.
  22. (Tapping) Cutting threads in the walls of a circular hole.
  23. (Tapping) Specialist form of Turning where a screw thread is cut into the internal diameter of the workpiece.
  24. (Tapping) Taking out refined steel from the furnace into a ladle.
  25. (Tapping) Technique involving both hands, usually to hit low and high note at super fast speeds. More experienced guitarists use several fingers from both hands to create faster and more creative solos. ...