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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 my erection was finished I zipped up my pants and took my unbroken tapping stick down the alley to the sewage drain where I used to tap before I discovered all the tapping surfaces and the panoramic view on the roof.
Anything that makes tapping easier must help everyone.
Selecting a more accurate drill size in the beginning makes the tapping process much easier.
The library recently combined all its tapping videos, audiotapes, memorabilia, film, articles, and books, under Hines' name for more visibility, and to create a substantial collection for the once "lost art" of tap dancing.
Tapping the Source contributes to this distinctiveness by offering networking among attendees and readers.
On a small, shiny dance floor, two men and a woman start tapping out their dance routine.
When you see Chamecki strap on a pair of quirky kneepads with pieces of metal attached and, with a perfect mix of focus and abandon, play one rhythm on her knees with drumsticks, while tapping another in her feet, you can begin to comprehend the distance she's traveled from Brazil to the Duke in Times Square.
Whether it's a jobshop or an automaker's multimillion dollar transfer line, there will be machining centers, lathes, drill presses, and tapping machines that make extensive use quick-change toolholders and quick-change tap adaptors.
Many factors must be considered in selecting the right tap and tapholding devices, including the method of tapping (manual or machine), the material to be tapped (heat treatment), the length of thread or depth of the tapped hole, required tolerance or class of fit, as well as the production equipment being used.
In 1978, even Harold Prince, an architect of the "concept" musicals that had helped eclipse lap on Broadway, climbed on the bandwagon and included a quartet of tapping porters in On the Twentieth Century.
Tapping is a very important part of metalworking--it helps hold things together.