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tap·per

 (tăp′ər)
n.
One that taps.

tapper

(ˈtæpə)
n
1. a person who taps
2. (Tools) a tool or instrument that taps
3. dialect Northern English an unstable and violent person
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tapper - a tavern keeper who taps kegs or caskstapper - a tavern keeper who taps kegs or casks
publican, tavern keeper - the keeper of a public house
2.tapper - a person who strikes a surface lightly and usually repeatedly; "finger tappers irritated her"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.tapper - a worker who uses a tap to cut screw threads
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
4.tapper - someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire
eavesdropper - a secret listener to private conversations
5.tapper - a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoestapper - a dancer who sounds out rhythms by using metal taps on the toes and heels of the shoes
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean - a performer who dances professionally
Translations

tapper

[ˈtæpəʳ] N (Elec, Telec) → manipulador m
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Analytical Chemist goes to the door, confers angrily with unseen tapper, appears to become mollified by descrying reason in the tapping, and goes out.
Bob Sawyer looked expressively at his friend, and bade the tapper come in; whereupon a dirty, slipshod girl in black cotton stockings, who might have passed for the neglected daughter of a superannuated dustman in very reduced circumstances, thrust in her head, and said--
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We were surprised to find that one population of neurons within a single brain region could actually control physical nicotine withdrawal behaviours," said Andrew R Tapper from the Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute at UMMS.
Lead researcher Dr Andrew Tapper, from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Boston, in the United States, said that they were surprised to find that one population of neurons within a single brain region could actually control physical nicotine withdrawal behaviours.
We were surprised to find that one population of neurons within a single brain region could actually control physical nicotine withdrawal behaviours," said lead researcher Dr Andrew Tapper, from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Boston, in the United States.
And immediately I thought of S Tapper Jones, Cardiff's Town Clerk from 1942 to 1970, surely the inspiration for Orwell's Big Brother.
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