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tapping


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tap  \Tap\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tapped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tapping}.]  [F.  taper  to  strike;  of  Teutonic  origin;  cf 
  dial.  G.  tapp,  tapps,  a  blow,  tappe  a  paw,  fist,  G.  tappen  to 
  grope.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  To  put  a  new  sole  or  heel  on  as  to  tap  shoes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tapping 
  n  :  the  sound  of  light  blow  or  knock;  "he  heard  the  tapping  of 
  the  man's  cane" 




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