[ US /ˈtæpɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /tˈæpɪŋ/ ]
  1. the sound of light blow or knock
    he heard the tapping of the man's cane
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How To Use tapping In A Sentence

  • She tore her eyes from them for a moment to spy the bodhrán player in the tree, tapping out her rhythm with her eyes closed, not noticing the spy amongst them.
  • The girls were tapping the rubber.
  • The game could be played in the reverse, where the metric is the number of people you see singing along/tapping feet/dancing. Hello Whatever I Will Call It
  • As impressively elegant as the iPhone 4's 3.5? retina display is, the X's 4.3? superscreen makes for larger type and easier tapping. PCWorld
  • She raised her small gloved fist, yawned ever so gently, tiptapping her small gloved fist on her opening mouth and smiled tinily, sweetly. Ulysses
  • Now Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) is tapping into that vast market with an aggressive advertising campaign for Abilify (aripiprazole), its blockbuster antipsychotic medication. AdWatch: Abilify finds lucrative new audience
  • And she descended the stairs and, tapping lightly on the door, turned the handle and went in.
  • In addition to such verbalized utterances there will be a number of sighs, suspirations, and ritual gestures: rapid and repeated finger tapping, holding of the head in one hand, or two hands, and so forth.
  • Chris, these people have such short memories that I think it only extends partially into the Bush era, which is rosily remembered as a utopia of liberty even though illegal wiretapping and members of the cabinet cashing in on the war on terror were a hallmark of the Bush years. On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...
  • I watched his hands, tipping measured amounts of powder from a pewter horn, tapping in a ball and wad with a short ramrod.
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