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noun tap pronunciation in American English /tæp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the action or sound of touching someone or something gently
    I felt a tap on my shoulder.
    A few taps with a hammer and it was fixed.
  2. 3
    [countable] electronic equipment used for listening secretly to someones telephone conversations
    She suspected they’d put a tap on her phone.
  3. 4
    [uncountable] informal tap dancing
    My daughter takes ballet and tap.

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