Translation of "tap" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

tap

verb [ T ] (GET) 获得 uk us /tæp/ (-pp-)

to get or make use of something

开发;开辟;着手利用
For more than a century, Eastern cities have expanded their water supplies by tapping ever more remote sources. 一个多世纪以来,东部的城市通过开发更偏远地区的水源,扩大了水的供应。
There is a rich vein of literary talent here just waiting to be tapped (into) by publishers. 众多文学才俊会聚于此,等待着出版商慧眼识珠。

(Translation of “tap verb (GET)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)