tapper tap

noun

Definition of tapper tap

: a tap designed primarily for use in a nut-tapping machine and usually having a short thread length and a long shank that is smaller than the minor diameter of the thread to provide a space on the shank for the tapped nuts to accumulate

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“Tapper tap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tapper%20tap. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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