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  • 1 TAP — may refer to: * Tap (valve), controls the release of a liquid or gas * Tap or Flap consonant, a type of consonantal sound * Telephone tapping, the monitoring of telephone conversations by a third party * Tap (transformer), an intermediate… …

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  • 2 tap — [tæp] noun on tap ready for immediate use when you need it: • Foreign currency loans provide you with cash on tap in the appropriate currency. * * * Ⅰ. tap UK US /tæp/ verb ( pp ) ► [I or T] to get or make use of something that exists, such …

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  • 3 Tap — Tap, n. [AS. t[ae]ppa, akin to D. tap, G. zapfen, OHG. zapfo, Dan. tap, Sw. tapp, Icel. tappi. Cf. {Tampion}, {Tip}.] 1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. [1913 Webster] 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 tap — tap1 [tap] vt. tapped, tapping [ME tappen < OFr taper, prob. of echoic orig.] 1. to strike lightly and rapidly 2. to strike something lightly, and often repeatedly, with 3. to make or do by tapping [to tap a message with the fingers ] ☆ 4. to …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 ţap — ŢAP, ţapi, s.m. 1. Masculul caprei domestice, al caprei negre şi al căprioarei. ♢ Ţap ispăşitor = a) (în Biblie) ţap (1) pe care marele preot îl încărca la sărbătorirea ispăşirii cu toate păcatele neamului lui Israel şi care era apoi alungat în… …

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  • 6 Tap — Tap, v. t. 1. To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, a keg of beer, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to draw resources from (a reservoir) in any analogous way; as, to tap someone s knowledge of the Unix …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 tap — [tap] Onomatopée. ❖ ♦ Onomatopée figurant un bruit sec ou bref. || Faire tap, (répété) tap tap. 0 Il n y avait pas de bruit cette nuit, seulement le tap tap un peu plus pressé de l eau qui suintait par la fêlure des boiseries. J. Giono, le Grand… …

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  • 8 tap — vb Tap, knock, rap, thump, thud can mean, as verbs, to strike or hit audibly or, as nouns, the sound or effect produced by such striking or hitting. Tap implies a light blow usually repeated (as to attract attention to one s presence, needs, or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 tap — Ⅰ. tap [1] ► NOUN 1) a device by which a flow of liquid or gas from a pipe or container can be controlled. 2) an instrument for cutting a threaded hole in a material. 3) a device connected to a telephone for listening secretly to conversations.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Tap — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …

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  • 11 Táp — Administration …

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  • 12 TAP — (el. tap) sb., TAP’en, TAP’er, TAP’erne (fork. for (medlem af) det tekniske og administrative personale) …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 13 Tap — Tap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tapping}.] [F. taper to strike; of Teutonic origin; cf. dial. G. tapp, tapps, a blow, tappe a paw, fist, G. tappen to grope.] 1. To strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to rap… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Tap — Tap, n. [Cf. F. tape. See {Tap} to strike.] 1. A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel. [1913 Webster] 3. pl.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 tap — [n] faucet bibcock, cock, egress, hydrant, nozzle, petcock, spigot, spout, stopcock, valve; concepts 445,464 tap [v1] hit lightly beat, bob, dab, drum, knock, palpate, pat, percuss, rap, strike, tag, thud, thump, tip, touch; concept 189 tap [v2]… …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 Tap — Tap, v. i. To strike a gentle blow. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 tap-in — /tap in /, n. Basketball. a field goal made by striking a ball in the air into the basket, usually from close range. Also called tip in. [n. use of v. phrase tap in] * * * …

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  • 18 tap-in — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nella pallacanestro, canestro realizzato deviando la palla dopo che questa ha rimbalzato contro il cerchio o il tabellone {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: comp. di tap colpetto e in dentro …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 19 tap — m. bouchon. Tap de bota : personne de petite taille; nabot. voir bombet …

    Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • 20 tap up — (informal) To make a covert approach to a potential employee • • • Main Entry: ↑tap …

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