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tap
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 14
1. A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
3. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet.
6. 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.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes.
3. To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, etc.
6. To form an internal screw in ( anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut.
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