[ UK /tˈæps/ ]
[ US /ˈtæps/ ]
  1. (military) signal to turn the lights out
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How To Use taps In A Sentence

  • The person who taps the keys here over the signature "revere" (or sometimes "Revere"; it's at most one at a time) is not Paul Revere. ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science
  • Matt is not the bespectacled nerd who taps out columns about dog poo in parks at his typewriter in the evenings.
  • Taps that had dried up long ago stuck out from the walls and the floor was strewn with garbage.
  • A special hutment serves as a washroom and has sufficient taps. Work Camp 10049 GW
  • Page 233 shows three smaller taps (minus guide plates) for about two-inch diameter threads.
  • Christian Ude, Mayor of the City of Munich, taps the first beer barrel with the traditional cry of "O'zapft is!
  • Walk across your floor in poorly maintained shoes with heeltaps, spike heels or with any sharp object protruding from your shoe.
  • We have recently installed push button taps to stop dripping and wastage, and now they are looking at introducing water hogs for the toilet cistern to save on water.
  • The bureau can obtain authority for wiretaps to investigate gun and explosives violations but not threats against its own agents.
  • I watch with thinly veiled amusement as he insistently taps her on the shoulder.
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