Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAPPINGS

So long as their tappings resounded ahead of me I feared no ambush.

Was ever old housekeeper so pestered by nightly tappings at her window-pane?

Continually these tappings were interrupted by the snarling of the guard.

“Tile” copper is an impure copper, and is obtained by refining the first tappings.

The recorder gave out the tappings the underwater microphone had picked up.

It seemed to Terry that the loudspeaker struggled to emit the shrillest imaginable sounds in strict synchrony with the tappings.

I saw the dropsy gaining rather than losing ground; the distance growing still shorter between the tappings.

Instead of angels, whose countenance is as the lightning, they will have ghosts and tippings and tappings and rappings.

The audience accompanied with tappings and drummings, swaying in the melody like corn in the wind.

Tappings and clankings and strange rhythmic creakings awoke as the intrepid hirer pedalled out into the country.