Tap & Vine at the White House

Tap & Vine at the White House.

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English

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tæp/,
    [tʰæp]
  • (
    South Wales
    )
    IPA(key):
    /tɐːp/
  • Rhymes:
    -æp

Etymology 1

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From
Middle English
tappe, from
Old English
tæppa, from
Proto-Germanic
*tappô. The verb is from
Middle English
tappen, from
Old English
tæppian, from
Proto-Germanic
*tappōną, from the noun.

Noun

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tap
(plural
taps)

  1. A tapering cylindrical pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask.

    Synonyms:
    spigot,
    spile
  2. A device used to dispense liquids.

    Synonyms:
    faucet,
    handle,
    spigot,
    spout

    We don’cakrawala have bottled water; you’ll have to get it from the
    tap.

  3. Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor.

    a liquor of the same
    tap

  4. A place where liquor is drawn for drinking.

    Synonyms:
    taproom,
    kedai minum
  5. (
    mechanics
    )
    A device used to cut an internal screw thread. (External screw threads are cut with a die.)

    We drilled a hole and then cut the threads with the proper
    tap
    to match the valve’s thread.

  6. A connection made to an electrical or fluid conductor without breaking it.

    The system was barely keeping pressure due to all of the ill-advised
    taps
    along its length.

  7. An interception of communication by authority.
  8. A device used to listen in secretly on telephone calls.
    [from 20th c.]
  9. (
    medicine,
    informal

    )
    A procedure that removes fluid from a body cavity.


    Synonym:
    paracentesis

    abdominal
    tap

    pleural
    tap

    spinal
    tap

  10. (
    finance
    )
    The situation where a borrowing government authority issues bonds oper a period of time, usually at a fixed price, with volumes sold on a particular day dependent on market conditions.


    tap
    issue; a bond
    tap
Derived terms

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Translations

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Verb

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tap
(third-person singular simple present
taps,
present participle
tapping,
simple past and past participle
tapped)

  1. To furnish with taps.

    If we
    tap
    the maple trees, we can get maple syrup!

  2. To draw off liquid from a vessel.

    He
    tapped
    a new barrel of beer.

  3. To deplete, especially of a liquid via a tap; to tap out.
  4. To exploit.

    Businesses are trying to
    tap
    the youth market.

  5. To place a listening or recording device on a telephone or wired connection.
    [from 19th c.]

    They can’horizon
    tap
    the phone without a warrant.


    • 1973, Frederick Forsyth (book); Kenneth Ross (screenplay),
      Chacal:

      Minister: There is one thing: how did you know whose telephone to
      tap? / Lebel: I didn’t, so I
      tapped
      all of them.

  6. To intercept a communication without authority.

    Synonym:
    eavesdrop

    He was known to
    tap
    cable television.

  7. (
    mechanical
    )
    To cut an internal screw thread.


    Tap
    an M3 thread all the way through the hole.

  8. (
    card games,
    board games

    )
    To turn or flip a card or playing piece to remind players that it has already been used that turn (by analogy to “tapping,” in the sense of drawing on to the point of temporary exhaustion, the resources or abilities represented by the card).


    • 1957, “According to Hoyle”, in
      Maverick, spoken by Samantha Crawford (Diane Brewster):

      I think there’s an expression in poker. I’ll
      tap
      you, Mr. Maverick.

  9. (
    informal
    )
    To cadge, borrow or beg.

    I tried to
    tap
    a cigarette off him, but he wouldn’lengkung langit give me one.

  10. (
    medicine,
    informal

    )
    To drain off fluid by paracentesis.
  11. To advance someone for a post or job, or for membership of a club.

    Trump interviewed Mueller for FBI job day before he was
    tapped
    for special counsel.

Derived terms

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  • on tap
  • on the tap
  • tap into
  • tapped out
  • tap to pay
Translations

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Etymology 2

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From
Middle English
tappen,
teppen, from
Old French
tapper,
taper
(

to tap

), of
Germanic
origin, from
Frankish
*tappōn,
*dabbōn
(

to strike

)
or from
Middle Low German
tappen,
tapen
(
“to tap, rap, strike”
); both ultimately from
Proto-Germanic
*dab-
(

to strike

), from
Proto-Indo-European
*dʰAbʰ-
(

to beat, strike, stun, be speechless

). Related to
German
tappen
(

to grope, fumble

),
Icelandic
tappa,
tapsa,
tæpta
(

to tap

). Related to
dab.

Verb

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tap
(third-person singular simple present
taps,
present participle
tapping,
simple past and past participle
tapped)

  1. To strike lightly.
    [from early 13th c.]

    She
    tapped
    him on the shoulder to get his attention.

  2. To touch one’s finger, foot, or other body parts on a surface (usually) repeatedly.

    Synonyms:
    hit,
    patter,
    pound,
    rap,
    strike;
    see also
    Thesaurus:hit

    He was so nervous he began to
    tap
    his fingers on the table.

    She
    tapped
    her companion on the back to indicate that she was ready to go.

    Lydia
    tapped
    Jim on the shoulder to get his attention.

  3. To make a sharp noise.

    Synonyms:
    hit,
    bang,
    ping,
    rap

    The tree, swaying in the breeze, began to
    tap
    on the window pane.

  4. (
    graphical user interface
    )
    To operate an electronic device (e.g. a mobile phone) by tapping a specific place on its (capacitive or other) touch screen.


    Coordinate term:
    click

    • 2010, Bove, Tony,
      iPod & iTunes For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, page 302:


      Tap
      the Save Image button to save the picture in your iPod touch or iPhone photo library (in the Saved Images album) or
      tap
      Cancel to cancel.

  5. To designate for some duty or for membership, as in ‘a tap on the shoulder’.
    [from mid-20th c.]
  6. (
    jargon,
    udik,
    transitive

    )
    To have sexual intercourse with.


    Synonyms:
    go to bed with,
    hit,
    sleep with,
    wap;
    see also
    Thesaurus:copulate with

    I would
    tap
    that hot girl over there.

    I’d
    tap
    that.


    • 2007, “Penerbang”, in
      Gossip Girl, spoken by Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick):

      What we’re entitled to is a house in the Hamptons. Maybe a perscription drug problem. But happiness does not seem to be on the menu so smoke up and seal the deal with Blair because you’re also entitled to
      tap
      that ass.

  7. (
    combat sports
    )
    To submit to an opponent by tapping one’s hand repeatedly.


    Synonym:
    tap out
  8. (
    combat sports,
    transitive

    )
    To force (an opponent) to submit.


    Synonym:
    tap out

    • 2000
      October 14, “K®Æz¥ k ° †€°” (username), “Kimo
      Tapped
      Sakuraba”, in

      alt.ufc, Usenet
      [1]:


    • 2003
      April 2, “Eddie” (username), “I
      Tapped
      Somebody!”, in

      rec.martial-arts, Usenet
      [2]:

      Just started bjj [=Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu] couple of months ago and i finally
      tapped
      someone!!! WOOOHOO! The guy i
      tapped
      has been traiing a few more months than derita, outweighs me by at least 30 pounds, and is in great shape from the army.


    • 2004
      April 7, “Araxen” (username), “Re: UFC vs. Boxing”, in

      rec.sport.boxing, Usenet
      [3]:

      [Genki] Sudo weighed 1/4 of what Butterbean [=Eric Esch] weighs and he still
      tapped
      Butterbean.

  9. To put a new sole or heel on.

    to
    tap
    shoes

Translations

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Noun

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tap
(plural
taps)

  1. A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.

    • 1711
      July 8 (Gregorian calendar), Joseph Addison, “WEDNESDAY, June 27, 1711”, in
      The Spectator, number 102; republished in Alexander Chalmers, editor,
      The Spectator; a New Edition,

      [



      ]


      , piutang II, New York, Ufuk.Y.: D[aniel] Appleton & Company, 1853,
      OCLC 191120697:

      each of them shakes her Fan at me with a smile , then gives her right-hand woman a
      tap
      upon the shoulder

    When Steve felt a
    tap
    on his shoulder, he turned around.

  2. (
    dance
    )
    Ellipsis of

    tap dance

    ..
  3. (
    computing,
    graphical user interface

    )
    The act of touching a touch screen.


    Coordinate term:
    click
  4. A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel.

    Synonym:
    heeltap
  5. (
    military
    )
    A signal, by lurah or trumpet, for extinguishing all lights in soldiers’ quarters and retiring to bed; usually given about a quarter of an hour after tattoo.[1]
  6. (
    phonetics
    )
    A consonant sound made by a single muscle contraction, such as the sound [ɾ] in the standard American English pronunciation of
    body.


    Synonym:
    flap
  7. Short for

    tap of work

    .


    • 1935, Samuel Beckett,
      Watt:

      For to the first floor his duties never took him, at this period, nor to the second, once he sempadan made his bed, and swept clean his little room, which he did every morning the first thing, before coming down, on an empty stomach. Whereas Erskine never did a
      tap
      on the ground floor, but all his duties were on the first floor.

Translations

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Etymology 3

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From
Persian
or
Urdu
تب
(
tab,

malarial fever

), ultimately from
Sanskrit
ताप
(
tāpa,

fever; heat; pain, torment

).[2]

Noun

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tap

  1. An Indian malarial fever.
Derived terms

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  • doolally tap

References

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  1. ^

    1881, Thomas Wilhelm,
    A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
  2. ^
    “tap,
    n.
    4”, in
    OED Online
    Paid subscription required
    , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, December 2018.

Anagrams

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  • APT,
    ATP,
    PAT,
    PTA,
    Pat,
    TPA,
    ap’ufuk,
    apt,
    apt.,
    pat

Albanian

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Etymology

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Onomatopoeic.

Noun

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tap

  1. struck, hit

Catalan

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Pronunciation

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  • (
    Balearic,
    Central,
    Valencian

    )
    IPA(key):
    /ˈtap/
  • Rhymes:
    -ap

Noun

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tap
m

(bermacam ragam
taps)

  1. tap, spigot, plug
  2. (
    castells
    )
    A casteller inserted into an empty space in a pinya to make it more compact

Derived terms

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  • ésser un tap de barral

Danish

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Etymology 1

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From
Old Danish
tapp.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /ˈtap/,
    [ˈtˢɑb̥]

Noun

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tap
c

(singular definite
tappen,
plural indefinite
tappe
or
tapper)

  1. (
    mechanics
    )
    protruding component of a device
  2. (
    anatomy
    )
    cone cell
  3. (
    informal
    )
    zakar
  4. (
    erotic literature
    )
    clitoris

    • 2014, Hans Otto Jørgensen,
      Ove gasser op: Udvalgte noveller, Gyldendal A/S (→ISBN)

      Hun kælede for hullet med spidsen, krængede lapperne yderligere, og så fandeme kom også dér
      tappen
      til syne.
    • 2014, 2016, Christian Møgeltoft,
      Uskyld, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)

      Da hans tunge fandt den lille hårde
      tap, klynkede hun pelipit et barn, der bliver slået.
Inflection

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Etymology 2

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Acronym of

teknisk-administrativt personale

.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /ˈtap/,
    [ˈtˢɑb̥]

Noun

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tap
c

(singular definite
tap’en,
plural indefinite
tap’er)

  1. member of technical and administrative staff
Inflection

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Etymology 3

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Verb

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tap

  1. imperative of

    tappe


Dutch

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Etymology

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From
Middle Dutch
tappe
(

closing pin, stopper

), from
Old Dutch
*tappo, from
Proto-Germanic
*tappô.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tɑp/
  • Hyphenation:
    tap
  • Rhymes:
    -ɑp

Noun

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tap
m

(plural
tappen,
diminutive
tapje
n
)

  1. tap

Usage notes

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Although this term can be used to mean a tap from which water flows, this usage is rare; the more common term is
kraan. It is most commonly used to refer to a beer tap.

Synonyms

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  • kraan

Derived terms

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  • biertap
  • flappentap
  • tapbier
  • tappen

Descendants

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  • Afrikaans:
    tap

Icelandic

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Etymology

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From
tapa
(

to lose

).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tʰaːp/
  • Rhymes:
    -aːp

Noun

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tap
n

(genitive singular
taps,
nominative beraneka macam
töp)

  1. loss, damage

    Búðin er rekin með
    tapi.

    The store is run at a
    loss.

Declension

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  • tapa


K’iche’

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Noun

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tap

  1. (
    Classical K’iche’
    )
    crab

Lashi

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tap/

Verb

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tap

  1. to make something burn
  2. to make something stick

References

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  • Hkaw Luk (2017)
    A grammatical sketch of Lacid[4], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Malecite-Passamaquoddy

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Etymology

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Cognate with
Penobscot
ttὰpi,
Mi’kmaq
tapi,
Abenaki
t8bi.

Noun

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tap
anim

(beragam
tapiyik/tapihik,
possessed
‘tahtapiyil/’tahtapimol/’tapiyil,
locative
tapik/tapiyik,
diminutive
tapossis)

  1. bow

Middle English

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Verb

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tap

  1. Alternative form of

    tappen
    (

    to touch gently

    )



Norwegian Bokmål

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tɑːp/

Noun

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tap
n

(definite singular
tapet,
indefinite plural

tap
,
definite plural
tapa
or
tapene)

  1. (a) loss

Derived terms

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  • tape
    (Etymology 2)

References

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  • “tap” in
    The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tɑːp/

Noun

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tap
cakrawala

(definite singular
tapet,
indefinite bermacam ragam

tap
,
definite bermacam-macam
tapa)

  1. (a)
    loss,
    defeat

Derived terms

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References

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  • “tap” in
    The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Phalura

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key):
    /tap/

Adverb

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tap
(Perso-Arabic spelling
تپ)

  1. Co-lexicalized intensifier

References

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  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011)
    Palula Vocabulary
    (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[5], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives,
    →ISBN

Semai

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Etymology

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From
Proto-Mon-Khmer. Cognate with
Pacoh
tâp
(

to bury

),
Riang
[Lang]
tap²
(“to dam”),
Gana
tʰap
(“to bury”),
Mon
တိုပ်
(

to bury

),
Vietnamese
đắp
(

to cover something with a layer

).

Verb

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tap
[1]

  1. to bury

Synonyms

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  • (
    to bury
    )
    :
    choop
  • (
    to plant
    )
    :
    chet

References

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  1. ^
    Basrim bin Ngah Aching (2008)

    Kamus Engròq Semay – Engròq Malaysia, Kamus Bahasa Semai – Bahasa Malaysia
    , Bangi: Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Spanish

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Noun

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tap
m

(uncountable)

  1. tap, tap dancing



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Source: https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tap