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Word meaning tap

v. t. To strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to rap lightly; to pat; as, to tap one with the hand or a cane.
v. t. To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes.
n. A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
n. A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel.
n. A signal, by drum or trumpet, for extinguishing all lights in soldiers' quarters and retiring to bed, -- usually given about a quarter of an hour after tattoo.
v. i. To strike a gentle blow.
n. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
n. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet.
n. Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap.
n. A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar.
n. A tool for forming an internal screw, as in a nut, consisting of a hardened steel male screw grooved longitudinally so as to have cutting edges.
v. t. To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, etc.
v. t. Hence, to draw from (anything) in any analogous way; as, to tap telegraph wires for the purpose of intercepting information; to tap the treasury.
v. t. To draw, or cause to flow, by piercing.
v. t. To form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut.

Crossword clues for tap

- Draw beer from keg to find bug
- Faucet
- Gentle knock
- Knock
- Knock lightly
- Knock softly
- Lid
- Light blow
- Light hit
- Light touch
- Pat makes phone bug
- Pat the odd tramp
- Pat went back for a dance
- Phone bug
- Rap lightly
- Readily available, on ...
- Soft knock
- Sort of dance for every odd tramp
- Spigot
- Valve
- Water outlet


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