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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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And here it is: you tap him once with that baby crowbar, and I'll tap you hard enough to lose me my job and to send you to hospital.
The different elements of your bathroom should go together, so if you have a period-style room, you need classic taps to suit that period, and if you've gone down the contemporary route, you need sleek, modern taps.
Beautifully designed and engineered, these lever taps are a minimalist's dream, with sleek, contemporary styling, clean lines and a smooth action.
You can judge the quality of a tap the warranty that comes with it, as as aesthetics: look for perfect symmetry and flat lines on the edges the tap," says Simon.
Eventually, metal taps were manufactured and added to the bottoms of tap dance shoes.
Mixer taps, which only have one spout, are a popular choice and mix hot and cold water in different ways (ask a plumber if in doubt about which sort you need), but some people prefer separate hot and cold taps, often called pillar taps.
If I have a good stick I'll bring it to breakfast but on this day the Mister snatched it after only four taps and stored it out of reach near his red toolbox.
This can cause much frustration in broken drills and taps.
A few years ago, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards made tap history when she became the first female performer in Savion Glover's Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk on Broadway.
As ABC News put it, "Ad campaigns touting spring-fed or glacier-born H2O are winning over a population increasingly skeptical of taps and willing to shell out big bucks for what they consider a purer, tastier and safer drink.
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson (1878-1949) was a world-famous tap dancer.