The document signers included Mira Murati, OpenAI's chief technology officer, who was briefly tapped as interim CEO, and Ilya Sutskever, a board member viewed as having a hand in Altman's abrupt firing on Friday.—Kate Gibson, CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 Seven Bucks Productions, founded by Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia, has tapped Scott Landsman and Melissa Fried as head of television and VP of film development and production, respectively.—Jaden Thompson, Variety, 20 Nov. 2023 This gave me a unique opportunity to tap into a niche that was untapped at the time, which was men’s jewelry.—Jane Thier, Fortune, 19 Nov. 2023 For example, loan officers share ideas with agents on how to tap their personal networks to find buyers and sellers.—Roger Showley, San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Nov. 2023 And according to Dana Tang, lead architect and designer of the original Mii amo, whose firm, Gluckman Tang Architects, was also tapped to lead the renovation, that was very much the idea.—Annie Daly, Vogue, 17 Nov. 2023 Yonezu has been a fan of Chainsaw Man since the serialization of the original manga began, and being tapped to work on the opening theme for the anime version was a meaningful experience to him.—Billboard Japan, Billboard, 17 Nov. 2023 Users tap and hold the Pin to talk to Ai Mic and can ask similar questions to those handled by generative AI chatbots or voice assistants like Alexa and Siri, such as queries about current or historical events, requests for help with language translations, and to order up poems.—WIRED, 9 Nov. 2023 Kelsea Ballerini tapped boyfriend Chase Stokes to join her at the CMA Awards as well, and the pair walked the red carpet together ahead of the show.—Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 9 Nov. 2023
Hide and then Hide Photo to confirm To find the photo, tap Albums at the bottom of your screen
Scroll all the way down and tap Hidden.—Kurt Knutsson, Fox News, 19 Nov. 2023 Also on tap is the Desi Arnaz for 2-year-old fillies.—Bill Center, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Nov. 2023 Each vampire tap had a D-type connector socket in it, consisting of a plug with nine pins that matched to a socket with nine jacks.—IEEE Spectrum, 16 Nov. 2023 Also on tap outside are tranquil gardens and a private studio space ideal for the at-home artist.—James McClain, Robb Report, 15 Nov. 2023 For example, Left Hand Brewing Co. from Longmont recently took over the taps with Milk Stout Nitro, Peanut Butter Milk Stout Nitro, Pumpkin Spice Latte Nitro and other beers.—Linnea Covington, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 Massages are on tap in the tented spa, which is set in a ponderosa pine forest.—Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 10 Nov. 2023 The actor preferred dancing to studying and took ballet, tap and jazz while growing up in Brooklyn.—Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 8 Nov. 2023 Exuberance was on tap at the Los Angeles bar after the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists struck a tentative deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on Day 118 of the Hollywood actors’ strike, the longest in history.—Pamela Chelin, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English tappen, from Old French taper to strike with the flat of the hand, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle High German tāpe paw, blow dealt with the paw
Middle English tappe, from Old English tæppa; akin to Old High German zapho tap