Sinhala Dictionary definitions for tap
tap 🔊 /tæˈp/
tap : මදිනවා
tap : ටික්කනවා
tap : ඇබයක් යොදනවා
tap : ජල කරාමය
tap : ඇබය
tap : කරාමය
tap : නාළිකීලකය
tap : සවුන
tap : තට්ටු කරනවා
tap : තට්ටු කිරීම
tap : උත්සික්තය
tap : මුදල් ලබා ගන්නවා
tap : නළයක් යොදනවා
tap : සවුනුව
tap : ටැප් කටුව
tap : අක් කරාමය
- 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.
- To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes.
- To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, etc.
- Hence, to draw from (anything) in any analogous way; as, to tap telegraph wires for the purpose of intercepting information; to tap the treasury.
- To draw, or cause to flow, by piercing.
- To form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut.
- A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
- A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel.
- 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.
- A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
- A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet.
- Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap.
- A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar.
- A tool for forming an internal screw, as in a nut, consisting of a hardened steel male screw grooved longitudinally so as to have cutting edges.
Intransitive verb. To strike a gentle blow.