Definitions for taptæp
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tap
pat, rap, tap(noun)
the sound made by a gentle blow
rap, strike, tap(noun)
a gentle blow
water faucet, water tap, tap, hydrant(noun)
a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing)
a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
a plug for a bunghole in a cask
the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
tap, pat, dab(verb)
a light touch or stroke
cut a female screw thread with a tap
draw from or dip into to get something
"tap one's memory"; "tap a source of money"
"He tapped me on the shoulder"
draw from; make good use of
"we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"
wiretap, tap, intercept, bug(verb)
tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
"The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"
furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it
"tap a cask of wine"
tap, rap, knock, pink(verb)
make light, repeated taps on a surface
"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
walk with a tapping sound
dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes
"Glover tapdances better than anybody"
draw (liquor) from a tap
"tap beer in a bar"
pierce in order to draw a liquid from
"tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"
solicit, beg, tap(verb)
make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently
"Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
to strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to rap lightly; to pat; as, to tap one with the hand or a cane
to put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes
a gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat
a piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel
a signal, by drum or trumpet, for extinguishing all lights in soldiers' quarters and retiring to bed, -- usually given about a quarter of an hour after tattoo
to strike a gentle blow
a hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn
a plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet
liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap
a place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar
a tool for forming an internal screw, as in a nut, consisting of a hardened steel male screw grooved longitudinally so as to have cutting edges
to pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, etc
hence, to draw from (anything) in any analogous way; as, to tap telegraph wires for the purpose of intercepting information; to tap the treasury
to draw, or cause to flow, by piercing
to form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut
A tap is a valve controlling release of liquids or gas.
British National Corpus
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'tap' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3598
Rank popularity for the word 'tap' in Nouns Frequency: #2191
Rank popularity for the word 'tap' in Verbs Frequency: #683
APT, ap't, apt, apt., ATP, Pat, pat, PTA
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Coffee black, water tap, whisky neat.
Always pack a towel and don't drink tap water, anywhere.
We want to build an operation that she could tap into if she wants to run.
There's a tremendously deep pool of people, there's many, many more people to tap.
But it's going to take a lot of political capital to tap in to those resources for more.
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Translations for tap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- يَتَنَصَّت, حنفية, صنبورArabic
- tap, aixetaCatalan, Valencian
- kohoutek, závitník, kohoutCzech
- Armatur, Zapfen, Kran, abzapfen, Spund, Gewindeschneider, abhören, anzapfen, Wasserhahn, Mischbatterie, Hahn, ZapfhahnGerman
- canilla, llave, grifo, machuelo, tapón, intervenir, dar golpecitosSpanish
- hyväkseen, taputtaa, haaroitus, tappi, kierteitystappi, valuttaa, kopauttaa, salakuunnella, puikottaa, hana, naputtaa, käyttää, naputella, verottaa, laskea, napauttaa, napautus, vesihana, kosketusFinnish
- robinet, bouchon, taper, dérivation, taraud, tarauder, tirerFrench
- csap, vízcsapHungarian
- hani, kraniIcelandic
- henef, zembere, henîfe, henefî, mislikKurdish
- наточува, чука, точи, тапка, допира, чешма, славина, тропкаMacedonian
- tappen, tikken, meeluisteren, kraan, afluisteren, aftappen, draadtappenDutch
- avlyttingNorwegian Nynorsk
- tappe, kran, tappekran, avlytteNorwegian
- kurek, spuszczać płyn, napoczynać, stuknąć, gwintować, gwintownik, zawór, kran, zawór główny, wykorzystywać, klepnąć, podsłuchiwać, założyć podsłuchPolish
- bica, torneira, torno, espichoPortuguese
- кран, отпайка, ответвление, затычка, отвод, пробка, метчикRussian
- slavina, славинаSerbo-Croatian
- kohútik, stočiť, stiahnuť, odposluch, odpočúvanieSlovak
- tapp, kran, avledning, gängtappSwedish
- gizlice dinlemek, musluk, musluk takmakTurkish
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