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  1. 1
    if a liquid or gas is on tap, it can be taken from a pipe or container using a tap

    We have lemonade on tap at the bar.

  2. 2
    easily available

    The Internet makes it possible to have all kinds of information on tap at any time.

  3. 3
    American informal planned for a particular time

    What’s on tap for tomorrow?

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