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Polish translation of “tap”

tap

verb
 
 
/tæp/ (present participle tapping, past tense and past participle tapped)
KNOCK [I, T] B2 to knock or touch something gently
stukać, klepać
I tapped on the window to try and get her attention.Touching and feelingShowing affectionSounds made by objects, movement or impact
A SUPPLY [T] If you tap a supply of something, you use what is available.
eksploatować, wykorzystywać
There are immense natural resources here waiting to be tapped.Using and misusing
TELEPHONE [T] to use a special piece of equipment to listen to someone's telephone calls
podsłuchiwać, zakładać podsłuch w lub na
[often passive] I think the phone's been tapped.Amplifiers, microphones and speakersSpying and espionageCommunicating by telephone
(Definition of tap verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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