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"tap" Meaning in English

1. a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
Part of speech : noun
2. make light, repeated strikes on a surface
Part of speech : verb
Example : I was tapping my fingers on the table impatiently.
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3. tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
Part of speech : verb
Example : The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy
4. a light touch or stroke
Part of speech : noun
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5. the sound made by a gentle blow
Part of speech : noun
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6. the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
Part of speech : noun
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7. a plug for a bunghole in a cask
Part of speech : noun
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8. a gentle blow
Part of speech : noun
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9. make a solicitation or entreaty for something
Part of speech : verb
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10. draw from
Part of speech : verb
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11. strike lightly
Part of speech : verb
Example : They tapped me on the shoulder.
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12. dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
Part of speech : verb
Example : Glover tapdances better than anybody
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13. a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
Part of speech : noun
14. a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
Part of speech : noun
15. cut a female screw thread with a tap
Part of speech : verb
16. pierce in order to draw a liquid from
Part of speech : verb
Example : tap a maple tree for its syrup
17. draw (liquor) from a tap
Part of speech : verb
Example : tap beer in a bar
18. walk with a tapping sound
Part of speech : verb
19. draw from or dip into to get something
Part of speech : verb
Example : tap one's memory
20. furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it
Part of speech : verb
Example : tap a cask of wine

Translation for "tap"

tap meaning in Spanish : grifo
  • tap meaning in German : Zapfhahn
  • tap meaning in Japanese : タップ
  • tap meaning in Turkish : musluk
  • tap meaning in Chinese : 龙头
  • tap meaning in Arabic : صنبور
  • tap meaning in Polish : kran
  • tap meaning in Hindi : नल टोटी
  • tap meaning in French : robinet
  • tap meaning in Russian : нажмите
  • tap meaning in Tamil : குழாய்
  • tap meaning in Telugu : టాప్
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