tap

1. a tool for forming an internal screw thread. It consists of a hardened tool-steel male screw grooved longitudinally so as to have cutting edges. 2. a hole or opening in a line or vessel into which a gauge or valve may be inserted and screwed tight. v.1. to form a female thread by means of a tap. 2. extract or cause to flow by means of a borehole, e.g., to tape a reservoir. ...

tap

  1. the sound made by a gentle blow
  2. a faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask
  3. a gentle blow
  4. a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads
  5. a plug for a bunghole in a cask
  6. a light touch or stroke

tap

(from the article `phonetics`) A tap is produced if one articulator is thrown against another, as when the loosely held tongue tip makes a single tap against the upper teeth or the ...
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tap

(tap) a quick, light blow. to drain off fluid by paracentesis. spinal tap lumbar puncture.
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Tap

(v) To cut threads in a hole with a rotating tool called a 'tap', having threads on it and fluted to give cutting edges.
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tap

[n] - a small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing) 2. [n] - a tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads 3. [n] - a plug for a bunghole in a cask 4. [n] - a light touch or stroke 5. [v] - furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it 6. [v] - draw from or ...
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Tap

• (n.) A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet. • (n.) A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar. • (n.) A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat. • (v. t.) To form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut. • (v. t.) To pierc...
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tap

knock verb make light, repeated taps on a surface; `he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently`
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tap

pat noun a light touch or stroke
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Tap

(a card) turn or flip a card to indicate that it is used and cannot be used again until it is untapped somehow.
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Tap

[gaming] Tapping is a term used in a variety of ways in a number of games. Although the exact meaning varies, it generally either refers to either the physical action of actually touching something, or to the `using up` of the resources of some element of the game. == Collectible card games== In collectible card games such as Magic: The Gat...
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TAP

[novelette] `TAP` is a 1995 novelette by Greg Egan. It is set in a near-future society in which brain implants allow immersive virtual reality. The implants also allow a new kind of language called TAP, Total Affective Protocol. TAP is essentially a way of making qualia into words. TAP words can be read like English, or invoked to be experi...
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Tap

[transformer] A tap is a connection point along a transformer winding that allows a certain number of turns to be selected. This means, a transformer with a variable turns ratio is produced, enabling voltage regulation of the output. The tap selection is made with a tap changer mechanism. == Voltage considerations == If only one tap changer...
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Tap

[valve] A tap (also called spigot or faucet in the U.S. and some other regions; see usage variations below) is a valve controlling release of liquids or gas. ==Water taps== Water for baths, sinks and basins can be provided by separate hot and cold taps; this arrangement is common in older installations, particularly in public washrooms/lava...
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Tap

Tap intransitive verb To strike a gentle blow.
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Tap

Tap noun [ Confer French tape . See Tap to strike.] 1. A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat. Addison. 2. A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel. 3. plural (Mil.) A sign...
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Tap

Tap transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tapped ; present participle & verbal noun Tapping .] [ French taper to strike; of Teutonic origin; confer dial. German tapp , tapps , a blow, tappe a paw, fis...
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tap

1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn. ... 2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet. ... 3. Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap. ... 4. A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar. ... 5. <mechanics> A tool for fo...
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Tap

A connection in a coil of a transformer.
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tap

a connection made at some intermediate point in a winding
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tap

a device that is attached to a keg or cask in order to control the flow of the beer.
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tap

a passive device inserted in a feeder to divert a small portion of the signal power into another feeder
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Tap

A tool used to cut threads on the inside of a round hole.
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TAP

acronym: Transboundary Air Pollution (project)
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Tap

An intrusion into a network cable by a connector.
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