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What is the
difference between Tap and Tape?
What is the difference between Tap and Tape? :
( 1 ) Device or controlling flow of liquid or gas out of a pipe
Do you have hot and cold taps?
Turn the tap on.
Do not leave the tap running.
He turned the tap off.
( 2 ) Act of tapping a telephone to connection for doing this
The Intelligence Bureau put a tap on his telephone.
( 3 ) Sound of a quick light blow
She gave gentle taps on my shoulder.
I heard a tap on the door.
Tap : (verb)
( 1 ) Extract or obtain something from something / someone
Vast mineral wealth is waiting to be tapped.
Find out new ways of tapping the skills of youth.
( 2 ) Fit a listening device to a telephone line
I think my phone is being tapped.
( 3 ) Knock gently on something / someone
I tapped her on the shoulder.
( 4 ) Strike something lightly with something
He was tapping his fingers on the table.
Tape : (noun)
( 1 ) Piece of a narrow strip of material used for tying, fastening or labeling things
The parcel was tied up the tape.
He bought four meters of linen tape.
The seat covers are held in place by tapes.
( 2 ) Strip of paper of other flexible material coated with adhesive for fastening packages
Where is the sticky tape?
( 3 ) Reel of magnetic tape reading made on this
Make a tape of her conversation.
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