Definitions for "Tap"
Keywords:  amdo, kham, prefecture, tibetan, tibet
Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; 10 of these administrative areas (below the level of a province or region) were created outside "TAR" by the Chinese authorities and are located in north and eastern Tibet (in the Tibetan provinces of Kham and Amdo)
Tibet Autonomous Prefecture. There are 10 of these administrative areas (below the level of a province or region) created outside “TAR” by the Chinese authorities, located in northern and eastern Tibet (in the Tibetan provinces of Kham and Amdo).
Keywords:  cask, liquor, keg, beer, draw
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.
Keywords:  rap, stylus, gentle, lightly, pat
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.
Keywords:  screw, thread, nut, drill, tool
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.
(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.
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?"
Keywords:  tuition, york, aoda, assistance, qwest
Transition Assistance Program
Tuition Assistance Program, a program for New York State residents.
Telecommunications Assistance Program (DVR/Hearing Impaired)
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.
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).
Keywords:  roaming, gsm, rocedure, tbr, ciber
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.
Keywords:  shoe, heel, glover, toe, anybody
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.
Keywords:  prep, tech, nht, vanced, valent
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.)
Keywords:  burner, see
See burner.
Same as burner.
Term Allocated Pension. an investment in which you can only invest a lump sum superannuation payment and which provides you with a regular pension income for the rest of your life expectancy. They attract a 50% assets test exemption under Social Security law.
Term allocated pension. Term allocated pensions are also known as market linked pensions (MLP). They are invested for a term based on your life expectancy (or the life expectancy of your spouse/de facto). All income earned and original capital invested is paid out over this term. The income each year will vary depending on the investment earnings during the term and in the event of negative returns the capital may become exhausted before completion of the term. In the event of premature death during the term of the pension the payment can continue to a beneficiary or the estate. Income from the term allocated pension is taxed as income and subject to PAYG tax. Currently term allocated pensions can only be purchased with superannuation savings and are subject to the pension reasonable benefit limit instead of the lump sum reasonable benefit limit. Investing in a term allocated pension may entitle you to certain tax and social security concessions.
Keywords:  mktap, plication, twistd, ickle, wisted
wisted pplication ickle, or simply just a wisted AP plication. A serialised application that created with mktap and runnable by twistd. See Using the Utilities.
Keywords:  echo, svp, ecr, telematics, tail
Telematics Applications Programme
The echo tail length that the echo canceller handles in the ECR mode is 16 ms, also referred to as 128 tap. SVP mode echo cancellation utilizes a 48 tap (6 ms) echo canceller.
An act of submission or "giving up" in which an opponent, hopelessly captured in a submission hold or being pummeled by strikes, taps the mat or his opponent in lue of blacking out or risking bodily harm.
In a no limit game, if you tap your opponent you are making a bet equal to all of his chips.
Persistent, well-developed primary root.
make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently; "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities"
To mug someone; also means, a mugging.
Tap refers to penance. To do penance means to deliberately inflict physical and psychological pain upon oneself. It also means to accept unhappiness.
Transmembrane Action Potential. In biological cells, this is usually defined as the instantaneous Potential inside a given cell relative to the extracellular Potential. This convention yields negative values for the resting Potentials of neuromuscular cells.
A signal, by drum or trumpet, for extinguishing all lights in soldiers' quarters and retiring to bed, -- usually given about a quarter of an hour after tattoo.
Keywords:  wager, bet, game, stakes, money
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.
Keywords:  wiretap, see
See Wiretap.
Keywords:  pin, seemingly, strike, shot, stands
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.
Keywords:  ool, adaptor, transducer, late, load
ool Adaptor late. The TAP part of the transducer is attached to the load that is to be measured.
Keywords:  ningaui, syphoned, sent, billing, flow
A point in the billing flow where data is syphoned off and sent to Ningaui.
Tap serves food and alcoholic drinks to C and B blocks.
is an Indonesian rice pudding which is mildly alcoholic due to fermentation.
Truck assembly plant
Test, Assembly and Packaging or BEOL (the back-end of semiconductor manufacturing)
Keywords:  prodrug, tumor, activated
Tumor-Activated Prodrug
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)
Keywords:  faucet
To burn, to blaze, to shine, to suffer pain, to be consumed by heat.
An electric circuit with limited capacity extending from a main circuit; usually supplies a small amount of consumers (small may mean an entire subdivision) of consumers.
The issue of a gilt for exceptional market management reasons and not on a preannounced schedule.
Transaction Assurance Process - The TAP backup runs constantly and backs up transactions of all daily activities.
Tape Backup Tape Drive
Keywords:  ruff, tactical, force, pump, slang
(slang) force to ruff; pump; force.
Tactical Air Force
A purely local term originally meaning Temporary Analytics Project. It refers to individual monograph records created for analyzed classed together monograph series. These records can be either full or provisional level.
Typically a dynamic motion used to generate momentm. The term is most often used on swinging events to describe the kick used to generate the required speed and rotation for a skill.
Keywords:  crossville, west, plane, box, trade
Trade-A-Plane, PO Box 509, 410 West 4th St., Crossville, TN 38557 1-615-484-5137
Keywords:  loot, greyed, monster, kill, bar
To do damage to a monster, making it "your" kill. Once you have damaged the monster, you are the only one able to get experience and loot from it. A monster with a greyed-out name bar has been tapped by another player and will not earn you experience or loot.
Keywords:  nick, castle, film, written, directed
Tap is a 1989 film written and directed by Nick Castle.
transporter associated with antigen processing.
transporter of antigen protein
make light, repeated taps on a surface; "he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently"
A device for extracting a portion of the optical fiber.
Branching component that removes and/or inserts a small fraction of optical power onto the fiber.
See Tivoli Authentication Package.
Keywords:  ieee, test, access, scan, implement
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.
Keywords:  pack, delay
Tape Delay Tape Pack
Keywords:  curb, pipe, valve, fittings, beginning
All pipe, valves and fittings beginning at the corporation stop, including and ending at the control valve or curb stop.
Keywords:  terminal, access, point, leave, enter
See Terminal Access Point
Terminal Access Point. A point at which information can enter or leave a communications network.
Terminal Area Productivity
Keywords:  pollutants, toxic, air
toxic air pollutants
Keywords:  molten, melting, withdraw, charge, unit
To withdraw a molten charge from the melting unit.
Keywords:  walk, sound
walk with a tapping sound
Device used for starting or stopping the flow of beverage from a container.
Keywords:  pick, appoint, slang, select, meaning
a slang term, meaning to "pick", "select", "name", or "appoint"
Keywords:  exact, varies, game, resources, element
Tapping is a term used in a number of games. Although the exact meaning varies, it is generally refers to using up the resources of some element of the game.
Keywords:  team, partner, accountability
Team Accountability Partner
UK term for a supply of Government stock available for sale through the Government broker at a stated price.
To go All-In.