tap

All Noun Verb
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  • The trees must be at least ten years old before they are tapped.
  • Another reason may be tapping into each home market in the case of an international co-production.
  • As host, my job every day is to try to tap into that.
  • Typically there will be snow cover on the ground during the tapping period.
  • They do some quick tap steps and then turn to the left to face a new wall.
  • The child who is tapped then has to go into the middle of the circle.
  • In their junior year they are given the opportunity to take musical theatre and tap classes.
  • It so happened that these people were all in the control group and had received nothing but tap water.
  • The show was taped at its normal afternoon time, while it was still light out.
  • If the energy level is low enough, a tap against the glass is all that will be heard.
  • The following year, the government announced plans to develop the area by tapping its natural resources.
  • Tapping is a term used in a variety of ways in a number of games.
  • I think it was a friend of his that taped the show.
  • Language education companies, even some outside of Japan, attempted to tap into this labor force.
  • Smith began making books out of taped paper towels when she was five years old.
  • They are any type of hand held bell tapped with fingers, wood or metal.
  • The show originally taped four episodes in a single day, but that number has since been changed to five.
  • This makes for about a week's worth of episodes, all taped within one day.
  • He had dragged from me the fact that our hot-water tap had also struck. Cited from Punch, Vol. 156, Feb. 19, 1919, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Further studies are required to determine the natural history and possible management of TAPS.
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Meaning of tap

  • noun A small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
  • noun A tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
  • noun A plug for a bunghole in a cask
  • noun A light touch or stroke
  • verb Cut a female screw thread with a tap
  • verb Draw from or dip into to get something
    tap one's memory, tap a source of money
  • verb Strike lightly
    He tapped me on the shoulder
  • verb Furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it
    tap a cask of wine
  • verb Make light, repeated taps on a surface
    he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently
  • verb Walk with a tapping sound
  • verb Draw (liquor) from a tap
    tap beer in a bar
  • verb Pierce in order to draw a liquid from
    tap a maple tree for its syrup, tap a keg of beer