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tap
tæp
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A light touch or stroke.
  2. The act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information.
  3. A plug for a bunghole in a cask.
  4. A tool for cutting female (internal) screw threads.
  5. A small metal plate that attaches to the toe or heel of a shoe (as in tap dancing).
  6. A faucet for drawing water from a pipe or cask.
  7. The sound made by a gentle blow.
  8. A gentle blow.
(动) As a verb
  1. Make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently.
  2. Draw from; make good use of.
  3. Strike lightly.
  4. Cut a female screw thread with a tap.
  5. Pierce in order to draw a liquid from.
  6. Draw (liquor) from a tap.
  7. Dance and make rhythmic clicking sounds by means of metal plates nailed to the sole of the dance shoes.
  8. Walk with a tapping sound.
  9. Make light, repeated taps on a surface.
  10. Tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information.
  11. Draw from or dip into to get something.
  12. Furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it.
Hyphenationtap
Part of Speech(动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun
Matching Results
轻打qīngdǎtap; hit lightly
水龙头shuǐlóng tóufaucet; tap
轻敲qīngqiāothrum
选择xuǎnzéto select; to pick; choice; option; alternative
流出liúchūto flow out; to disgorge; to effuse
开发kāifāto exploit (a resource); to open up (for development); to develop
召集zhàojíto convene; to gather
分接fēnjiēshunting
叩诊kòuzhěnpercuss
to repair; to patch; to mend; to make up for; to fill (a vacancy); to supplement
剥啄bōzhuó(onom.) tap (on a door or window)
to tap; to knock lightly; old variant of
点触diǎnchùto tap; to touch (a touchscreen)
to tap; to knock (against something hard); to knock (mud from boots, ashes from a pipe etc)
侦听zhēntīngto eavesdrop; to tap (telephone conversations); to intercept and investigate
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