Translation of "tap" - English-Polish dictionary

tap

verb uk us /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.
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.
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.

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