A tool for forming an internal screw, as in a nut, consisting of a hardened steel male screw grooved longitudinally so as to have cutting edges.
To form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut, a pipe, or tubing.
Cutting tool used to make internal threads.
Instrument used to cut threads into the bone for a bone screw.
(1) An electrical connection permitting signals to be transmitted onto or off a bus; (2) the link between the bus and the drop cable that connects the workstation to the bus; and (3) a device used on CATV cables for matching impedance or connecting subscriber drops.
A connection provided in a transformer winding which has the effect of changing the nominal voltage ratio of the transformer. The taps are usually placed on the high voltage winding to correct for high or low voltage conditions found on the low voltage output side. Taps are expressed as either full capacity above nominal (FCAN) or full capacity below nominal (FCBN).
A device inserted into a feeder line that allows a specific amount of signal to be removed from the feeder line and isolates the TAP port from the main through line.
A device installed in the feeder cable which connects the home TV set to the cable network. Also called a drop.
A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap.
A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar.
To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, a keg of beer, etc.
Transition Assistance Program
Tuition Assistance Program, a program for New York State residents.
Telecommunications Assistance Program (DVR/Hearing Impaired)
Temporary Assistance Program: Berkeley's former in-house temporary staffing service.
To strike with a slight or gentle blow; to touch gently; to rap lightly; to pat; as, to tap one with the hand or a cane.
A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
v. To use a stylus to interact with a handheld device.
the sound made by a gentle blow
TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE. The total cost of repaying a mortgage including all interest and associated charges.
Total aid paid to the family. The total dollar amount of TANF funds a family has ever received. Also referred to as UAP (unreimbursed assistance pool).
see total audience plan.
total audience plan. in radio and television advertising, a package of spot commercials giving the advertiser a set number of spots in each of the station's dayparts or time classifications; such a schedule allows the advertiser to reach all of the station's listeners or viewers in the particular time periods chosen for the plan. Also referred to as an impact plan or a saturation plan.
To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes.
A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel.
A touch of the heel or the toe to the floor in a given direction without putting weight on that foot. Also called a TOUCH.
The attachment of a leather or metal partial sole over the existing sole of a shoe.
To wager all of one's money in a single bet (in no-limit games).
In no-limit games, to wager all of one's money in one bet.
In a no limit game, to wager all of your money in one bet.
To bet all one's money in table stakes.
Telocator Alphanumeric Protocol .
An SMS standard. The pre-cursor to TDP, a simple protocol dedicated to the forwarding of alphanumeric pages. Although the features and capabilities of TAP are in TDP, the TAP protocol may co-exist with TDP. The TAP protocol may be utilized to forward binary data to RF linked computers if input is formatted and processed.
Telecator Alphanumeric Protocol TAP is the currently most common communication protocol for short messages besides UCP. It is mainly used with public modem- and ISDN-access (e.g. D1 or E-Plus).
Abbreviation for Telelocator Alphanumeric Protocol, which is a protocol used for submitting requests to a pager service.
to connect a listening device to (a telephone or telegraph line) secretly, for the purpose of hearing private conversations; also, to obtain or record (information) by tapping; -- a technique used by law enforcement agencies investigating suspected criminals. In the United States it is illegal without a court order permitting it.
the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"
Transferred Account Procedure; the essential charging methodology for international GSM roaming. There have been four TAP standards, TAP1, TAP2, TAP2+ and TAP3. The latter offers variable record length and is sufficiently flexible to support all future requirements arising from the move to 3G TBR
ransferred ccount rocedure. The TAP record is used by GSM operators and data clearinghouses to exchange roaming information. Compare to CIBER.
Transferred Account Procedure. The mechanism by which operators exchange roaming billing information, thereby allowing them to bill each other for the use of networks and services through a standard process.
A single pin that stands on a seemingly perfect strike shot.
A solid hit in the pocket that results in a pin being left standing.
Expression used to describe a single pin that is left standing after what seemed to be a shot where the bowler expected to strike.
See Terminal Access Point
Terminal Access Point. A point at which information can enter or leave a communications network.
Terminal Area Productivity
Technical Assessment Panel (NHT & Victorian Grants)
The abbreviation for Technical Advanced Placement, one component of area Tech Prep programs. TAP is a term used by Tri-County Technical College; other area two-year/technical colleges may use other names to describe similar types of programs. (TAP functions like a local version of AP for students wishing to complete degree programs at Tri-County Technical College.)
TECHNICAL ADVANCED PLACEMENT. Part of area Tech Prep programs which enables high school seniors who demonstrate competencies equi-valent to Tri-County Technical College entry-level courses to earn credit for those courses. Students must qualify to participate in the TAP process and demonstrate sufficient competency levels through specified procedures in order to earn Tri-County Technical College credit. Receipt of TAP credit enables students to enter College programs with ad-vanced standing. (Similar opportunities are available at other two-year/technical colleges.)
Test Access Point
test access port. A set of pins, defined in IEEE 1149.1, used to implement boundary scan and other scan test interfaces into a circuit. See also boundary scan design.
Test Access Path. A test access link between the Remote Test Unit and the Network Element.
A European Union research and technology programme under the Fourth Framework. Its focus is the application of information and communications technologies in areas such as education, health, transport and libraries.
Technology Assessment Projects.
Technology Advisory Committee (GeoConnections)