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Plug tap


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Plug tap (Mech) a screw-cutting tap with a slightly tapering end.
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In literature:

At a convenient height in its trunk a hole had been tapped and plugged.
"A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay
Plug the open end of the three-way tap with melted wax.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
After the furnaceful of metal had all flowed forth, we prepared to plug that tap.
"Steel" by Charles Rumford Walker

In poetry:

We had Chang, and Trucker Hogan, and the man who licked The Plug,
Also Heggarty, and Hoolahan, and Peter Scott, the pug;
And we wore our knuckle-dusters, and we took a keg on tap
To our friendly game of football with The Dingoes at The Gap.
"A Friendly Game Of Football" by Edward Dyson

In news:

The Allen Benjamin line of solid carbide taps, carbide insert thread chasers and ceramic plug gages.
The company’s line of special and made-to-order tooling includes taps, dies, thread plug gages and other threading tools.
Hot Tap & Folding Plugging Operation.
PLUGGING LEAK A NIPSCO crew seen down the alley works to repair a gas-line leak behind Donna's Tap on N. Second St on Wednesday.
Bikemaster® Announces their new line of Tap Wrenches designed to fix cross threaded plugs or when the lead threads are ruined.