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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tappedadjective

    in a condition for letting out liquid drawn out as by piercing or drawing a plug

    "latex from tapped rubber trees"


  1. tapped

    Tapped, in the most general sense, often refers to the action of lightly hitting or touching something. However, it can also have specific meanings in different contexts such as: 1. In music, it refers to a guitar playing technique where the strings are lightly hit to produce sound. 2. In dance, it relates to tap dance where dancers wear shoes with metal plates that produce rhythmic sounds. 3. In engineering and manufacturing, it refers to the process of cutting threads inside a hole to allow a screw or bolt to twist into. 4. In surveillance, it refers to the monitoring, recording, or interception of telecommunication lines like telephone calls, often secretly or illegally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapped

    of Tap

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapped in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapped in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tapped in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    You see a frustration and anger out there, which then rejects the 'establishment,' or elected people, cruz has tapped into that. (Bernie) Sanders has tapped into it. And of course, Trump has.

  2. Mohammed Zahir:

    The American soldier tapped on my shoulder and said, 'I am sorry,'.

  3. Bob Smietana:

    They tapped into the critical race theory debates long before it became popular in the regular media.

  4. Mary Ann Burg:

    It seemed to me that there was a lot of data that had been not been tapped out of this American Cancer Society survey, it’s very difficult to do an analysis of open-ended questions especially when there are thousands of responses.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower just before the victory, is it legal for a sitting President to be 'wire tapping' a race for president?

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