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ON TAP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does on tap mean? 

ON TAP (adjective)
  The adjective ON TAP has 2 senses:

1. (of liquids) available by turning a tap
2. available for immediate use

  Familiarity information: ON TAP used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ON TAP (adjective)


Sense 1on tap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of liquids) available by turning a tap

Context examples:

ale on tap / hot and cold running water on tap

Similar:

available (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service)


Sense 2on tap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Available for immediate use

Context examples:

extra personnel on tap / other sports and entertainment facilities are on tap / there are numerous projects on tap

Similar:

available (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service)


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