What does tapping mean?

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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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tapping

    of Tap

Freebase

  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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  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. George Goddard:

    Normally I’m the type of person tapping my pockets all the time but I didn’t want to in case it was really obvious, once we got to the top I went to get the ring and released my wallet was there but the ring wasn’t. I then realized there was a hole in the pocket meaning at some point on the walk the ring would have fallen out.’ He continued.

  2. Deborah Price:

    Whenever you are tapping friends and family for money, you should remain very unattached, otherwise feelings get hurt, and your resentment or pain or anger gets transferred onto your relationships. A crowdfunding campaign is never worth that.

  3. Grant Rumley:

    I don't see elections anytime soon, but I do see some intrigue at the Fatah conference in November, erekat's tapping as the next PLO secretary-general might be a hint that he'll be appointed vice-president.

  4. Bakari Kitwana:

    There's definitely an evolution going on with Beyoncé. It shows you how smart she is. She's tapping into the same consumer culture that shes always tapped into but shes doing it with some political overtones.

  5. Steven Conley:

    I kept tapping the display to see if it would change.

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