tap


tap is worth 7 points in the game of Scrabble

Definitions for the word, tap
(n.) A gentle or slight blow; a light rap; a pat.
(n.) A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
(n.) A piece of leather fastened upon the bottom of a boot or shoe in repairing or renewing the sole or heel.
(n.) A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a bar.
(n.) A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or the like; a faucet.
(n.) 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.
(n.) 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.
(n.) Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap.
(v. i.) To strike a gentle blow.
(v. t.) Hence, to draw from (anything) in any analogous way; as, to tap telegraph wires for the purpose of intercepting information; to tap the treasury.
(v. t.) To draw, or cause to flow, by piercing.
(v. t.) To form an internal screw in (anything) by means of a tool called a tap; as, to tap a nut.
(v. t.) To pierce so as to let out, or draw off, a fluid; as, to tap a cask, a tree, a tumor, etc.
(v. t.) To put a new sole or heel on; as, to tap shoes.
(v. t.) 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.

5 words found in the Scrabble word, tap


3 letter words

apt 5
pat 5

2 letter words

at 2
pa 4
ta 2


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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