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See definition of tappings on Dictionary.com
  • as intick
  • as inmining
  • as intattoo

synonyms for tappings

  • beat
  • blow
  • clack
  • click
  • clicking
  • flash
  • instant
  • minute
  • moment
  • pulsation
  • pulse
  • rap
  • second
  • shake
  • tap
  • tapping
  • throb
  • ticktock
  • twinkling
  • wink
  • metallic sound
  • drilling
  • boring
  • burrowing
  • digging
  • pitting
  • prospecting
  • quarrying
  • scooping
  • tapping
  • unearthing
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How to use tappings in a sentence

Then out of a sound and dreamless sleep he heard a number of mysterious tappings on the iron shutter that guarded the window.
THE RANGER BOYS AND THE BORDER SMUGGLERSCLAUDE A. LABELLE
Presently two or three gentle tappings at the door made her, though fearfully, say, 'Come in!'
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
For a few minutes slight tappings came from within, as if a wrench or a screwdriver were being used.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
Instead of angels, whose countenance is as the lightning, they will have ghosts and tippings and tappings and rappings.
THE SALEM WITCHCRAFT, THE PLANCHETTE MYSTERY, AND MODERN SPIRITUALISMHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
Here is a sugar-maple, three feet through at the butt, with the scars of many tappings showing on its rough bark.
IN NEW ENGLAND FIELDS AND WOODSROWLAND E. ROBINSON
You see the wooden patterns going to the blast furnaces at the foundries and to the sullen tappings of the trip-hammers.
THE MODERN RAILROADEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Early in my confinement I used to hear, at irregular intervals, faint, low tappings.
THE JACKET (THE STAR-ROVER)JACK LONDON
No more tappings on the window were heard, and the Curlytops and their playmates forgot all about the little scare.
THE CURLYTOPS AND THEIR PLAYMATESHOWARD R. GARIS
I thought of his cold, critical attitude, of his endless questions, of his tests and his tappings.
THE MAN FROM ARCHANGELA. CONAN DOYLE
If Joe were unwilling to discuss the signal-like tappings, he showed no reluctance in telling the girls about the swamp itself.
SWAMP ISLANDMILDRED A. WIRT
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