Definition of untapped
1 : not subjected to tapping an untapped keg
2 : not drawn upon or utilized as yet untapped markets
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These companies are eager to search for untapped, deepwater fossil fuels by firing dozens of air cannons into the ocean, five or six times a minute, for months on end.
Committed to North Carolina Much like former Elite 11 participant Sam Darnold, who was wildly underrated as a recruit, Shough blew up during a regional camp, flashed untapped potential during the finals and then showed up well during The Opening.
But travel, though an obvious angle, is still a largely untapped market.
A Dutch businessman and marketing specialist who had worked for the Carnation and Mars brands, Mr. Verbruggen saw in cycling an untapped commercial potential.
Topics include records repositories; unique, often untapped records types; and writing techniques for making one’s family history as creative, interesting and historically accurate as possible.
In response, Alibaba moved into untapped rural markets and explored new sources of income.
The vast but as-yet untapped reserves of copper, nickel and precious metals under northeastern Minnesota are locked up in sulfide-bearing minerals that can leach sulfuric acid and other pollutants when exposed to air and water.
Wilton’s model relied partly on an untapped revenue stream — on turning the stadium, and Goldman Plaza, into a 24/7/365 cash register via retail space and facility rental.
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Definition of untapped for English Language Learners
: available but not used
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