Tapping


Tapping
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. [1913 Webster]

2. To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.