Definition of tapping
: the act, process, or means by which something is tapped
Recent Examples of tapping from the Web
To celebrate the start of a two-week stay a keg tapping will be held at the park at 4 p.m. with live music from Cris Lago and free beer and root beer available while supplies last.
McCarty Park: Grand opening keg tapping, with music by Cris Lago, 4-8 p.m. June 28, 8214 W. Cleveland Ave.
Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade locks on the front door.
Over his melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade locks on the front door.
The tapping, the scrolling, the liking, the #content, even.
The KGB and the Stasi, limited to informants, phone tapping and peepholes, could only have dreamed of such snooping superpowers.
Family-friendly games will be set up for the little ones, and two tents will feature live music from the Polkaholics and Euro Express, a keg tapping and the traditional crowning of the May Queen.
There was no noise of footsteps, but there was a regular tapping noise that hadn’t been there before.
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