an apparatus for controlling the flow of liquid or gas from a pipe or container, especially one for water
an actor example of tapping; a telephone or connection for doing this
a short light blow
give a tap or taps to
attach a listening device in order to eardrop
make accessible; open up
"tap one's memory"
"tap a source of money"
"He tapped me on the shoulder"
"we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"
"The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"
"Is this hotel room bugged?"
"tap a cask of wine"
"he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
"Glover tapdances better than anybody"
"tap beer in a bar"
"tap a maple tree for its syrup"
"tap a keg of beer"
"Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"
"My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
Frank fetched him a glass of water from the tap at the sink.
出自： P. Fitzgerald
By turning the outside tap the room could be flooded with gas.
出自： Conan Doyle
A sharp double tap at the street-door announced the post.
出自： F. Marryat
In the cellars of the monasteries the butlers were tapping new and old ale.
出自： T. H. White
Wiggling a pen or tapping a typewriter.
出自： H. Crane
If she had been carrying a fan she would surely have tapped his arm with it.
出自： B. Pym
It's no use tapping on the door; we can't hear you in the back room.
I tapped on the window to let her know I was waiting for her.
我轻敲窗户,让她知道我在等她。 tap sb/sth on sth
He tapped me on the shoulder.
All those not dancing were tapping their feet on the floor.
The teacher tapped her fingers on the desk impatiently.
A wood pecker tapped a hole in a tree.
After taps is blown, the young campers have to turn out their lights and go to sleep.