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Definitions of tap:

part of speech: present participle

Tapping.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Tapped.

part of speech: noun

A gentle blow or touch, esp. with something small.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To give a gentle knock:- pr. p. tapping; pa. t. and pa. p. tapped.

part of speech: noun

A gentle blow or touch; pat; pipe through which liquor is drawn from a cask; faucet for drawing water; a piece of leather nailed or sewed on the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing; a tool for cutting screw threads on an inner surface.

part of speech: noun

A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn; a plug or spill for stopping a hole pierced in a cask; a place in a public- house or tavern where liquor is drawn for drinking; a conical screw made of hardened steel, and grooved, for cutting internal threads in nuts and the like.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strike or touch lightly; to give a light stroke or touch with; put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes; make an outlet from; as, to tap a barrel; bore into in order to draw something out, as a tree for its sap; hence, to draw out of, as information.

part of speech: verb transitive

To strike with something small: to touch gently.

part of speech: verb

To strike with something small; to strike a gentle blow; to touch lightly.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To strike a light blow.

part of speech: noun

A hole or short pipe through which liquor is drawn: a place where liquor is drawn.

part of speech: verb

To pierce for letting out a fluid; to pierce or broach, as a cask; to box or bore into.

part of speech: verb transitive

To pierce, so as to let out fluid: to open a cask and draw off liquor: to broach a vessel:- pr. p. tapping; pa. t. and pa. p. tapped.

part of speech: noun

A gentle blow; a slight stroke.

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