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Wichtigste Übersetzungen
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tap (UK),
faucet (US)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(water faucet)Wasserhahn Nm
 Robert turned on the tap and let the water run into the sink.
 Robert drehte den Wasserhahn auf und ließ das Wasser ins Waschbecken laufen.
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (knock made with finger)Klopfen Nn
 Linda heard a tap at the window and looked up to see the postman with a parcel for her.
 Linda hörte ein Klopfen am Fenster, blickte auf, und sah den Postboten mit einem Paket für sie.
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (poke or pat)Klaps Nm
 Jim felt Peter's tap on his shoulder and turned to see what he wanted.
 Jim spürte Peters Klaps auf seiner Schulter und drehte sich um, um zu sehen, was er wollte.
tap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (rap with fingers) (Finger)trommeln Vi
  klopfen Vi
 Jessica tapped the door before going in.
 Jessica klopfte an die Tür bevor sie hineinging.
tap [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (poke, pat)jemanden antippen Vt, sepa
 Harry went up to Catherine and tapped her on the shoulder. Beth tapped the icon for the app she wanted to open on her phone screen.
 Harry ging hoch zu Catherine und stupste sie an der Schulter an. Beth tippte das Icon der App, die sie öffnen wollte, auf ihrem Handydisplay an.
tap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (music: mark beats with foot, etc.) (Musik)trommeln Vi
  (Fuß)wippen Vi
 The music started and soon everyone was tapping their feet.
 Die Musik fing an zu spielen, und bald wippten alle mit ihren Füßen.
 
Zusätzliche Übersetzungen
EnglischDeutsch
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (draught: for beer)Fass Nn
 The barman poured a pint from the tap.
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, abbreviation (bug, wiretap) (übertragen: Abhörtechnik)Wanze Nf
 Caroline suspected someone had a tap on her phone.
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (metal cutting tool)Gewindeschneider Nm
 Jason used a tap to cut the threads in the nut.
tap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (tap-dancing) (Sport)Stepptanz Nm
 Stephen does both ballet and tap.
taps nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." mainly US (nighttime bugle signal in camp)Zapfenstreich Nm
 At taps, all the lights were extinguished.
tap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (type: on keyboard)etwas tippen Vt
  etwas eintippen Vt, sepa
 The secretary was tapping the keys.
tap [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (recruit, designate)jemanden rekrutieren Vt
tap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make use of)Gebrauch von etwas machen VP
tap vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (pierce to draw out sap)anstechen Vt, sepa
tap vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (use liquid by opening faucet)aus der Leitung bekommen Rdw
  aus der Leitung holen Rdw
tap vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cut screw threads)anbohren Vt, sepa
tap [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal, abbreviation (wiretap, bug) (übertragen)etwas anzapfen Vt, sepa
  jemanden abhören Vt, sepa
  mithören Vi, sepa
 Adrian suspected someone was tapping his calls.
tap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (resource: exploit) (Ressource)etwas anzapfen Vt, sepa
 The mine owner was pleased to hear the workers were tapping a new vein.
tap [sb] for [sth] vtr + prep slang (money: borrow from) (informell)jemanden um etwas anhauen Präp + Vt, sepa
  jemanden anpumpen Vt, sepa
 The teenager tapped her mother for £20.
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Zusammengesetzte Wörter:
tap | faucet
EnglischDeutsch
doolally,
doolally tap
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
UK, slang (crazy, insane)verrückt Adj
  durchgeknallt Adj
  (beleidigend)bescheuert Adj
faucet nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US (water tap)Wasserhahn Nm
 Tom filled the pot with water from the faucet.
on tap advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (served on draught)Fass- Präf
  vom Fass Präp + Nn
 The pub has a good range of beers on tap.
on tap advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (readily available)auf Lager Präp + Nn
  (informell)da Adv
  verfügbar Adv
 The auto parts store always keeps a selection of fan belts on tap.
tap dance nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (dance performed with clicking shoes)Stepptanz Nm
 He jumped up on the table and did a tap dance.
tap dance,
tap-dance
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(dance with clicking shoes)steppen Vi
  Stepp tanzen Nm + Vt
 My daughter learned to tap-dance at school.
tap dancer nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sb] who dances with clicking shoes)Stepptänzer Nm
 The tap dancer's performance was mesmerising.
tap dancing,
tap-dancing
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(dancing with clicking shoes)Stepptanzen Nn
  Stepptanz Nm
 My daughter's always enjoyed tap dancing.
tap into [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (find way of using)mit etwas etwas anfangen können VP
 Paula wished she could tap into Rachel's enthusiasm.
 Paula würde gerne etwas mit Rachel's Begeisterung anfangen können.
tap [sth] out,
tap out [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(type)etwas tippen Vt
  (vage)etwas schreiben Vt
 George tapped out an email to his boss.
tap [sth] out,
tap out [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
(beat: a rhythm)etwas klopfen Vt
  etwas durch Klopfen angeben VP
 The drummer tapped out the rhythm.
tap water nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drinking water from a faucet)Leitungswasser Nn
 Would you like bottled water or tap water?
 Möchtest du ein Tafelwasser oder Leitungswasser?
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Wörterbuch Englisch-Deutsch © WordReference.com 2012:
tap1 [tæp]
  • I s
    • 1. Zapfen m, Spund m, (Fass)Hahn m:
      on tap
      a) angestochen, angezapft (Fass),
      b) vom Fass (Bier etc),
      c) fig (sofort) verfügbar

    • 2. Br
      a) (Wasser-, Gas)Hahn m
      b) Wasserleitung f:
      turn on the tap umg losflennen

    • 3. umg (Getränke)Sorte f
    • 4. Br taproom
    • 5. TECH
      a) Gewindebohrer m
      b) (Ab)Stich m
      c) Abzweigung f
    • 6. ELEK
      a) Stromabnehmer m
      b) Zapfstelle f
    • 7. MED Punktion f
  • II v/t
    • 1. mit einem Zapfen oder Hahn versehen
    • 2. Flüssigkeit abzapfen
    • 3. Fass anstechen
    • 4. MED punktieren
    • 5. Telefonleitung etc anzapfen:
      tap the wire(s)
      a) Strom abzapfen,
      b) Telefongespräche etc abhören

    • 6. ELEK
      a) Spannung abgreifen
      b) anschließen
    • 7. TECH mit (einem) Gewinde versehen
    • 8. METALL Schlacke abstechen
    • 9. fig Hilfsquellen etc erschließen
    • 10. fig Vorräte etc angreifen, anbrechen
    • 11. sl jemanden umg anpumpen (for um)
tap2 [tæp]
  • I v/t
    • 1. (leicht) klopfen oder pochen an (+akk) oder auf (+akk) oder gegen, etwas beklopfen
    • 2. klopfen mit
    • 3. Schuh flicken
  • II v/i klopfen (on, at gegen, an +akk)
  • III s
    • 1. Klaps m, leichter Schlag
    • 2. pl MIL US Zapfenstreich m
    • 3. Stück n Leder m, Flicken m
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Synonyms: pat, rap, dab, blow, hit, more...
Collocations: drink tap water, tap [dancers, dancing], what's on tap?, more...

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