Translation of "tap" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /tæp/ UK US faucet

B1 the part at the end of a pipe that controls the flow of water

the cold/hot tap il rubinetto dell’acqua fredda/calda
verb uk /tæp/ present participle tapping, past tense and past participle tapped

to knock or touch something gently

picchiettare, tamburellare
I tapped / her on the back to get her attention. Le ho dato un colpetto sulla schiena per attirare la sua attenzione.

(Translation of “tap” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)