tapping

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tapping (plural tappings)

  1. An act of making a light hit or strike against something.
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 20
      As he was speaking there was a soft tapping at the door. I went over and opened it...
    • 2009 June 26, Alastair Macaulay, “Leading the Audience Into Flamenco’s Heart”, New York Times:
      She has rapid and powerful footwork, but she doesn’t wow you with any special trills or woodpecker tappings.
  2. (music) A guitar technique in which the strings are tapped against the fingerboard

Verb[edit]

tapping

  1. Present participle of tap.