He tapped the page.
They circled the room twice before a hand reached up and tapped Alex on the shoulder.
She tapped on the window and Katie rolled it down.
Damian tapped the knife against his boot, deep in thought.
Someone tapped on her door.
However, on this, the shaded west side, aided by the steady flow from the tapped pipe, massive icicles, bulges and clusters coated the side.
She tapped the ear piece as the conversation around picked up but the words faded in and out of translation.
A tall young man tapped his shoulder and Alex surrendered her to the second dance of the evening.
She didn't want to talk whilst I was there, figuring maybe the line was tapped or something.
He tapped Jule's fist.
He tapped his finger on the paper.
He exhaled a long breath and tapped his index finger on his lips.
- Para Rubber Trees, Tapped - Ceylon.
She tapped it and repeated the question.
The teen shook her head then tapped her temple.
He took the lighted pipe that was offered to him, gripped it in his fist, and tapped it on the floor, making the sparks fly, while he continued to shout.
The trees are regularly tapped and the coagulated latex which exudes is collected and worked up into rubber.
Gabriel tapped his arm.
He tapped his personal net implant and murmured "Angel" to direct the implant in his brain to contact her.
The temperature of the interior of the chamber soon rises to more than the fusing-point of sulphur (113° C.), and the distillate accumulates at the bottom as a liquid, which is tapped off from time to time to be cast into the customary form of rods.
Lisa tapped Yancey's shoulder and pointed at it.
Cassie tapped her boot toe against the footrest and shifted restlessly in the seat while the men exchanged greetings.
I played dumb but I figured my phone lines were tapped and big brother had his eye on me twenty-four, seven.
She tapped one of her fangs absently.
She tapped her chest.
She tapped her temple.
The girl tapped his arm then held up three fingers, the sign she'd made to mean Wynn.
Brady tapped it open.
He dropped into his chair and tapped the pen on his desk.
Gerry tapped the table for a moment then began sorting the names.
He tapped his head finally, which Xander took as a request to look.
He didn't fully understand why, unless it was because he hadn't tapped her yet.
Motion is communicated to the forks by female screws tapped in the heads m and n acting on the screws o and p respectively.
A coupling collar, tapped in the same manner, is screwed on, and causes the conical edge to impress itself tightly on the flat end, giving a sound and lasting joint.
There, the large cables divide into a number of small cables, which are carried along the footways in pipes and are tapped at suitable points to serve subscribers.
This has led to restrictive measures, the vines being tapped under definite regulations as to the manner and time of tapping, and also to requirements as to replanting vines to take the place of those which have been injured or destroyed, certain areas being periodically closed.
known that the Hevea tree usually furnishes very inferior rubber if tapped before it is six or seven years old, and there is evidence to show that the quality of the rubber improves with the age of the tree.
be feared that immature trees are often tapped and their latex mixed with that of older trees before coagulation, thus forming.
The trees are not generally tapped until they are ten to fifteen years old, as young trees yield inferior rubber.
The trees are tapped in the early morning when the latex is most readily obtained.
She tapped her pencil against the paper, frowning at the scrawled handwriting.
He tapped the lectern on which the Oracle was busy writing in her book.
Darkyn's mate tapped one of her fangs absently.
She tapped at a door and ducked inside.
Kiera tapped her translator and shook her head.
She tapped her translator again despite the hum and determined he was ignoring her.
The boy pulled away with a scowl and tapped on the newspaper puzzle, indicating he wasn't finished.
Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhere—massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.
He tapped her gently under the chin.
He tapped the roof of his truck with his fingernails.
The net buzzed, and she tapped her implant to open her channel.
He tapped the subcutaneous button before returning to his boots.
On impulse, Brady tapped his implant and breathed her name as he continued to ready himself.
She tapped her earpiece, listened intently, and responded with a few words.
Dan handed the tracker to Elise, who tapped the screen, pensive.
Brady tapped his foot, frustrated they'd wasted half a day without finding any trace of her.
She tapped it against her thigh, deep in thought as an idea formed.
If any dreams disturbed his much-needed slumber, he had no recollection of them when Fred tapped on his door telling him to rise and shine.
Dean tapped his fingers, giving her time to wake up.
She tapped the counter with her fingernails and counted to ten before responding.
The river is tapped here by the feeder of the Illinois & Michigan Canal, so that there is direct water communication with Chicago and St Louis.
2); the spiral system, in which a series of spiral grooves are cut all round the trunk, by which means virtually the entire area of the trunk is tapped.
The trees are tapped when they are about five years old.
The tree is tapped either in the same manner as the Hevea, or by encircling the tree with a simple spiral cut at an inclination of 45°, or by two parallel spirals if the tree be large.
A sheet of cardboard is placed above the magnet, and some iron filings are sifted thinly and evenly over the surface: if the cardboard is gently tapped, the filings will arrange themselves in a series of curves, as shown in fig.
The permeability of a soft iron wire, which was tapped while subjected to a very small magnetizing force, rose to the enormous value of about 80,000 (Magnetic Induction, § 85).
In the liquation process the ore is heated in inclined cylindrical retorts, and the molten metal is tapped at the lower end; the residues being removed from the upper end.
Penny said, glaring at the officer as she tapped the handle of a sinister looking ice ax.
Donnie emphatically shook his head no and tapped his pad, as if to ask the question again.
As soon as dinner was finished, the hostess tapped her water glass for attention.
This screw fits neatly in the end of the box at passes loosely through the web-frame at e', is tapped into the frame at ?', and its end rests on a flat hardened surface at Rotation of the web-frame about /3y is prevented by the heads of the screws at m; the head of the screw on the lower side of the frame reposes on the plane vv, that on the upper side (fig.
The temperature of the interior of the chamber soon rises to more than the fusing-point of sulphur (113Ã‚° C.), and the distillate accumulates at the bottom as a liquid, which is tapped off from time to time to be cast into the customary form of rods.
The tree is tapped either in the same manner as the Hevea, or by encircling the tree with a simple spiral cut at an inclination of 45Ã‚°, or by two parallel spirals if the tree be large.
This causes the lead to collect at the coolest part of the hearth, whence it is tapped, &c., as in the English furnace.
Behind her, with a shy smile, Aura tapped her shoulder.
In this, Hernando de Soto, has tapped into a rich vein of thinking in both law and economics.
Sometimes the voltage divider resistor will be a tapped wire-wound type.
Game-This Fisher-Price game features bright animals that pop-up with peek-a-boo sounds when computer keys are tapped.
At the time, I was too distracted by his panting and wanted him tapped at least once to see how he did.
When an oil well was tapped out, a new one was drilled.
In this method, the pigment is gently "tapped" into the skin using a manual comfort tool.
The skin will be tapped at a fast rate, at a minimum of at least three taps per second.
Then I got comfortable at my vanity table.I tapped the ends of my top eyelashes with the mascara wand with the tip, one eye at time.
Then I flipped over the sponge brush and tapped the brush onto the dark powder marked, "Eyelid."
Although Aaron claimed the date was innocent, Nick, red in the face, would have none of it and was convinced baby brother tapped his chick.
Springboarding off his popularity on Dancing with the Stars, Joey Fatone has been tapped to host the new game show The Singing Bee.
Drew Carey,49, announced during the July 23, 2007 taping of Late Night With David Letterman that he was tapped to replace Barker.
In order to bring more attention to the charities that are dedicated to helping the less fortunate, celebrities are tapped to participate in various tournaments.
Deschanel was tapped to play the role of Janis Joplin in a movie based on the singer's life.
She was also tapped by Oprah herself to play the lead role of Celie in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical The Color Purple, and she also has a new album in the works slated for release in 2009.
Finally, he says that he would …be cool if President Obama tapped him to be his financial advisor.
In 2011, Christina Aguilera was tapped for one of the most visible singing jobs out there - performing the Star Spangled Banner at the Super Bowl.
Not too long ago it was difficult to find trendy plus size clothes, but today fashion designers have tapped into the plus size market, offering current styles to women of size.
The amount of control influences the look of the eyes when they have tapped into their abilities.
Then wail at the rock until you've tapped it dry.
This is an E-for Everyone game, but once you're tapped into the wireless connection - anything goes.
These titles came from a variety of titles, and as such, tapped into into a wide audience of players.
The stimuli used to evoke a response can be the use of nasal suctioning, stroking the back to assess for spinal abnormalities, having the foot tapped.
The human infant is born with a built-in supply of iron, which can be tapped during periods of drinking low-iron milk or formula.
When you have tapped all the information from your memory and your relatives, it's time to do some serious research.
Once that money is tapped into, it is no longer available as a financial safety net.
Local dating services may be preferable to dating websites, which may be slightly less convenient for seniors who haven't yet tapped into the Internet information age.
The best Valentine's gifts are from the heart, but sometimes even that takes a little probing when you're new to a relationship or you've just been together for so long you're all tapped out of good ideas.
Still, all relationships take work, and the communication and deeper levels of understanding waiting to be tapped here far outweigh the occasional verbal misstep.
A small emergency fund is one that can be tapped when the family vehicle needs repair or an unexpected medical expense occurs.
Berlanti's skill with character driven dramas is being tapped for a 2010 film featuring the Green Lantern from DC Comics.
This body tat was inked in a traditional manner, meaning the ink was tapped into the skin without a tattoo gun.
A sharp object such as a bone needle is dipped into this ink much like a modern needle, then the needle is placed into the skin and tapped into place with a mallet.
Other types of molds should be turned upside down and tapped.
This strength reserve can be tapped through smart training as a way to train harder than you technically can.
Once those sources are tapped, then your body turns to stored sources of sugar in your muscles and liver.
After working as a correspondent on Access Hollywood, Jeff Probst was tapped as the host for a ground-breaking new show called Survivor in 2000.
What Zuckerberg had tapped into by accident was the need for college students to connect and share online.
Passwords should never be your birth date, anniversary, form of your name, etc., Make it hard to figure out, and if you have the slightest inkling someone has tapped into it, change it.
Dean wondered if his phone might be tapped.
He then added, "Or do you figure it's tapped?"
The yield of rubber varies, but it is stated on an average to be Io lb of rubber per tree, and if carefully tapped one tree will yield this amount for many years in succession.
The seedlings rapidly developed and in most places in which they were planted grew into large trees which furnished satisfactory latex when tapped in their sixth or seventh year.
The trees are tapped on the " herring-bone " plan and the milk collected in vessels at the base.
The trees are tapped when about ten years old, and as a rule annually furnish from 5-10 lb of rubber per tree.
The vines grow upon forest trees, and the stems are periodically tapped.
This is one reason why young trees should not be tapped.
The lead produced runs into the hollow and is tapped off.
The slag and matte formed float upon the lead in the crucible and are tapped, usually together, at intervals into slag-pots, where the heavy matter settles on the bottom and the light slag on the top. When cold they are readily separated by a blow from a hammer.
of the furnace must be so% greater than that of the kettle into which the softened lead is tapped, as the dross and skimmings formed amount to about so% of the weight of the lead charged.
The carbide is heated to complete liquefaction and tapped at short intervals.
until in 1896 the eastern field was tapped with wells at Adobe and College streets; the wells within the city are gradually being abandoned.
Petroleum springs have been tapped near New Plymouth.
Rubber trees have been planted with some success, particularly on the eastern part of the island of Maui; they were not tapped for commercial use until 1909.
At length when the furnace was tapped a white slag was drawn off from the top, and the liquid metal beneath was received into a ladle and poured into cast-iron moulds.
When the desulphurization is sufficiently complete, the sulphurbearing slag is removed, the final additions needed to give the metal exactly the composition aimed at are made, and the molten steel is tapped out of the furnace into its moulds.
The iron is then held molten till it has grown hot enough for casting and till enough of its carbon has been burnt away to leave just the carbon-content desired, and it is then tapped out and poured into the moulds.
The water is tapped off from the river Niagara about 1 m.
In 1900 the Colorado river (q.v.) was tapped south of the Mexican boundary for water wherewith to irrigate land in the Imperial Valley along the Southern Pacific railway, adjoining Salton Sea.
away; and even in 1898, when the railway was built, large parts of the region were not tapped by it, and were as much as 30 m.
below the surface is tapped and pumped by electricity generated from the only surface water of the region, Camas Creek.
Early in 1831 he arranged a small office-bell to be tapped by the polarized armature of an "intensity" magnet, whose coil was in continuation of a mile of insulated copper wire, suspended about one of the rooms of his academy.
Elkington showed that by cutting a deep drain through the clay, aided when necessary by wells or auger holes, the subjacent bed of sand or gravel in which a body of water is pent up by the clay, as in a vessel, might be tapped and the water conveyed harmlessly in the covered drain to the nearest ditch or stream.
of ceremony the drum only is used - this instrument being always open at one end and tapped by the fingers.
Novorossiysk is connected by a branch railway to Tikhoryetskaya (169 m.) with the main Caucasian line, which crosses the Volga near Tsaritsyn, and has become an important centre for the export of corn, and since the petroleum wells of Groznyi in northern Caucasia were tapped it has become an entrepot for the export of petroleum.
Rain drops tapped on the window lightly at first, and then drummed on the roof angrily.
He tapped the Oracle book waiting where she left it.
Imposing columns and pillars of ice were visible everywhereâ€”massive icicles and mounds, built up from the spraying water tapped from the piping that paralleled the penstock.
compassion fatigue: in Britain today there is a goodwill mountain waiting to be tapped.
crumble away when tapped on the table.
In Britain today there is no compassion fatigue: in Britain today there is a goodwill mountain waiting to be tapped.
fumbled by the keeper and Dan Del Duca tapped the ball in from close range.
ley lines are tapped by giant, mystic pyramids.
Patrons were problem music thursdays through agents tapped mickey.
Morse code were being tapped out on the steel pipes running along the ship.
Little House expertly tapped into this vein of cultural pessimism.
shy smile, Aura tapped her shoulder.
tapped into a rich vein of thinking in both law and economics.
He tapped his finger on Mays ' sketch of the surface topography.
voltage divider resistor will be a tapped wire-wound type.
The lowest of these slides reposes upon a foundation-plate pp, into one end of which the screw s is tapped.
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