English - English Dictionary

Few words

tapa light touch or stroke
taperingthe act of gradually lowering the size or amount; "the doctor prescribed the tapering of the dose"
tap-offthe act of starting a basketball game with a jump ball
tap dancinga dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
tap dancea dance step tapped out audibly with the feet
wiretapthe act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
tapthe act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information
tapotementmassage in which the body is tapped rhythmically with the fingers or with short rapid movements of the sides of the hand; used to loosen mucus on the chest walls of patients with bronchitis
stapedectomysurgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear
spinal tapremoval by centesis of fluid from the subarachnoid space of the lumbar region of the spinal cord for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes
red tapeneedlessly time-consuming procedure
juxtapositionthe act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
genus Staphylococcusincludes many pathogenic species
staphylococcusspherical gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections
staphylococcispherical gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections
staphspherical gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections
Crotaphytuscollard lizards
genus Crotaphytuscollard lizards
tapewormribbon-like flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
Staphylinidaerove beetles
family Staphylinidaerove beetles
tapestry mothlarvae feed on carpets and other woolens
Trichophaga tapetzellalarvae feed on carpets and other woolens
Tapiridaetapirs and extinct related forms
family Tapiridaetapirs and extinct related forms