What does taps mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. taps, lights-out(noun)

    (military) signal to turn the lights out


  1. taps(Noun)

    A particular song played at the end of the day, and at military funerals.


  1. Taps

    "Taps" is a musical piece sounded at dusk, and at funerals, particularly by the U.S. military. It is sounded during flag ceremonies and funerals, generally on bugle or trumpet, and often at Boy Scout, Girl Scout and Girl Guide meetings and camps. The tune is also sometimes known as "Butterfield's Lullaby", or by the first line of the lyric, "Day is Done".

Editors Contribution

  1. taps

    Plural form of the word tap.

    There are two individual taps on our bathroom and bath.

Suggested Resources

  1. TAPS

    What does TAPS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the TAPS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for taps »

  1. stap

  2. spat

  3. pats

  4. APTS

  5. past


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taps in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taps in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Louis Kuijs:

    When the credit taps are opened, risks rise that the money is going to 'problematic' companies or entities.

  2. Ashok Kumar:

    The taps are running dry here. We have to lug water buckets from our homes or buy packaged water for our shops.

  3. Oliver Stone:

    Google has invested in what surveillance is, data mining, which is about what you're watching, what you're buying, and Pokemon GO taps into that.

  4. Alain Winants:

    We must have been one of the last services in Europe, if not in the world, to obtain modern measures to gather information, such as telephone taps.

  5. Renate Winter:

    Children of minorities have been captured in places where the so-called ISIL has its strength, have been sold in market with taps, price tags on them, have been sold as slaves.

Images & Illustrations of taps

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