Definition Of tapped


cut a thread in (something) to accept a screw.

For this I had to drill holes in the frame and tap them so the screws turn in the frame.

designate or select (someone) for a task or honor, especially membership in an organization or committee.

he had been tapped earlier to serve in Costa Rica

draw liquid through the tap or spout of (a cask, barrel, or other container).

bragging of tests they had aced and kegs they had tapped

strike (someone or something) with a quick light blow or blows.

one of my staff tapped me on the shoulder

Example Of tapped