TAP

either - Transferred Account Procedure, a billing record format used by GSM carriers to account for roaming users. A billing record format used by GSM carriers to exchange information about the activities of roamers. Developed by the GSM Association. The latest version, TAP3, supports billing of GPRS roamers or Telocator Alphanumeric Protocol, a simple protocol for transmitting paging messages from PCs and other simple devices - and also for MT (mobile terminated) SMS and CMT messages. Standard protocol for simple alphanumeric input to paging systems, one way. The Telocator standards body is now PCIA (Personal Communications Industry Association). ...
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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

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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. ...
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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

(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

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

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

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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