What does tapping mean?

Definitions for tapping
ˈtæp ɪŋtap·ping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tappingnoun

    the sound of light blow or knock

    "he heard the tapping of the man's cane"

Wiktionary

  1. tappingnoun

    An act of making a light hit or strike against something.

  2. tappingnoun

    A guitar technique in which the strings are tapped against the fingerboard

Wikipedia

  1. Tapping

    Tapping is a playing technique that can be used on any stringed instrument, but which is most commonly used on guitar. The technique involves a string being fretted and set into vibration as part of a single motion. This is in contrast to standard techniques that involve fretting with one hand and picking with the other. Tapping is the primary technique intended for instruments such as the Chapman Stick.

ChatGPT

  1. tapping

    Tapping is an action that involves making light blows or striking something repeatedly, typically with a small device or an object. It can also be the process of cutting internal threads in a hole using a tool known as a tap, often used in engineering. In music, it refers to a guitar technique involving the rapid finger movement on the fretboard. In dance, it's a style that involves rhythmical sounds and movements using the feet. It can also refer to the process of accessing or drawing from a resource or supply, in a figurative sense.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapping

    of Tap

Wikidata

  1. Tapping

    Tapping is a guitar playing technique, where a string is fretted and set into vibration as part of a single motion of being pushed onto the fretboard, as opposed to the standard technique being fretted with one hand and picked with the other. It is similar to the technique of hammer-ons and pull-offs, but used in an extended way compared to them: hammer-ons would be performed by only the fretting hand, and in conjunction with conventionally picked notes; whereas tapping passages involve both hands and consist of only tapped, hammered and pulled notes. Some players use exclusively tapping, and it is standard on some instruments, such as the Chapman Stick.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapping in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tapping in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of tapping in a Sentence

  1. Chris Parnell:

    We're thrilled to work alongside Steph to bring his positive, affirming brand to create content in the scripted and non-scripted television landscape, he's tapping into his drive and creative energy on the court to expand to horizons off the court and we're honored to be a part of it.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Just today I heard, just a little while ago, that Devin Nunes had a news conference, did you hear about this, where they have a lot of information on tapping. Did you hear about that? house intelligence chairman Devin Nunes told reporters, wow. Nunes said, so that means I'm right, Nunes said the surveillance appears to have been ... incidental collection, that does not appear to have been related to concerns over Russia.

  3. Michael Dennehy:

    Trump is an anomaly because of the overwhelming frustration voters have of Washington, he simply is tapping into that and voters are overlooking the heavy retail component that Trump has not been able to engage in - partly because of his strong popularity and large crowds.

  4. Donald Trump:

    When I said wiretapping, it was in quotes. Because a wiretapping is, you know, today it is different than wire tapping. It is just a good description. But wiretapping was in quotes. What I'm talking about is surveillance.

  5. Kim Jenson:

    If you’re thinking about borrowing from your 401(k) plan or any lending institution, be really strategic about your borrowing, understand why you think tapping into your 401(k) or borrowing money is important. Think about why you’re investing in your 401(k) in the first place. It’s because it’s a very efficient way to save for your retirement.

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