Anagrams Of Tap
Definition of 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
- 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
- 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.