Taps in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Taps

Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tap | A particular song played at the end of the day, and at military funerals. | plural of tap

Short Example Sentences for Taps

  • 1. It was taps on the battle-fleet. 🔊
  • 2. Two soft taps came back. 🔊
  • 3. He taps one tentatively on the bulging shirt. 🔊
  • 4. The taps in these tanks are best made of vulcanite. 🔊
  • 5. But, one night, something taps upon the window pane. 🔊
  • 6. Then the taps A and C are opened, and B closed. 🔊
  • 7. One of the taps can be used for blowing through at the later stages. 🔊
  • 8. Suddenly a girl rises from her seat, and taps the huge drum once. 🔊
  • 9. Decanters, goblets, cigar stumps and heel taps were scattered over the table. 🔊
  • 10. An' legs an' arms, an' hands will sned, Like taps o' trissle. 🔊
  • 11. If anyone taps at the door, you'd better slip into that closet in the corner. 🔊

How to use Taps in Sentences?

  • 1. I felt at the time that a man who objects to a few taps on the face with a pickax is overcritical. 🔊
  • 2. A faint hiss betokened the fact that the taps controlling the discharge tubes had been turned on. 🔊
  • 3. It sometimes happens that the hot-water supply of the various taps in the house fails. 🔊
  • 4. It usually taps from six to twelve times in succession, then pauses, and then recommences. 🔊
  • 5. Elder spiles were stuck in the taps for the water to drop out in the wooden troughs, under the spiles. 🔊
  • 6. But as he ate it was at last borne in that these taps came in the irregular but orderly sequence of a telegraphic code. 🔊
  • 7. These trees had been tapped and elderwood spiles were placed in the taps where the water dripped to the wooden troughs below. 🔊
  • 8. It is therefore necessary when the heating apparatus is in use to examine these taps and see that water and not air escapes from them. 🔊
  • 9. The bugles began to sound taps here and there in the barracks as he flew past, but they meant nothing to him. 🔊
  • 10. It is snug by the fire, and the very wind taps on the window as if it asked for invitation to share the hearth. 🔊
  • 11. Two taps had been left running, and a space which had contained a miniature apple orchard had become a swamp. 🔊
  • 12. A few gentle taps brought the gentleman, who undertook to have me conveyed out of the country, to the door. 🔊
  • 13. It is this sensitized envelope of the planetary atom that your sensitive taps by means of his clairvoyant, psychometric and clairaudient senses. 🔊
  • 14. She learned to select the right pieces with a rapid glance and to chip an obtrusive corner or face a rock with a few taps of the heavy hammer. 🔊
  • 15. A pause again; then he gave four taps against the ancient wooden door, with a momentary pause between each one. 🔊
  • 16. Two taps must be provided in convenient positions near the edge of the table to enable the workman to regulate the supplies of air and gas. 🔊
  • 17. Rest hours, from taps to reveille and after dinner, are a necessity to health; observe them by sleeping. 🔊
  • 18. He leaned over the area railing and gave three short, sharp taps on the ground floor window with his walking-stick. 🔊
  • 19. He welcomed each lady who came in with a profound bow, and distributed friendly taps on the cheek among the young aristocrats around him. 🔊
  • 20. The breeze at the window slightly shook the curtain; it waved in and out; the tassels struck faint taps on the sill. 🔊
  • 21. Two gentle taps at the door made him start; but the visitor was only one of the brewery boys, who gave him a letter from the burgomaster. 🔊
  • 22. Dick Shin was among them; and just as he was passing out the gate, a youngster approaches him and taps him on the shoulder. 🔊
  • 23. It was long after taps when the last one left, but, almost to a man, they gathered at the club-room later to compare notes. 🔊
  • 24. But Taps and I have an errand to do, and it's now within an hour of train time. 🔊