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tap

  1. a FINANCIAL SECURITY such as a government STOCK which can always be obtained on demand because there is continuous supply
  2. the issue of TREASURY BILLS and government BONDS which are sold directly to government departments as opposed to being sold on the open market.
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When she gave me coins to put in the donation box I tapped the box with my fingernails and kept the coins.
When you have a blind-hole with minimum clearance between the drilled hole and the tapped hole, it's not just the machinists who suffer.
In a nutshell: He's tapped all his life, now Savion Glover is taking the lead as a producer, too.
Now in his 50s, this protege of Stanley Kahn has tapped his way to international acclaim.
Note the sound that you hear: How does it compare with the sounds you heard when you tapped the larger soda bottle?