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English definition of “tap”

tap

noun [C] (HIT)    /tæp/
B2 a gentle knock or touch, or the noise made by knocking something gently: I gave her a tap on the shoulder and she turned around. There was a tap on the window - Dad was outside!Touching and feelingShowing affection
(Definition of tap noun (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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