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 for Tap bolt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tap \Tap\, n. [AS. t[ae]ppa, akin to D. tap, G. zapfen, OHG.
     zapfo, Dan. tap, Sw. tapp, Icel. tappi. Cf. Tampion,
     Tip.]
     1. A hole or pipe through which liquor is drawn.
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     2. A plug or spile for stopping a hole pierced in a cask, or
        the like; a faucet.
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     3. Liquor drawn through a tap; hence, a certain kind or
        quality of liquor; as, a liquor of the same tap. [Colloq.]
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     4. A place where liquor is drawn for drinking; a taproom; a
        bar. [Colloq.]
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     5. (Mech.) A tool for forming an internal screw, as in a nut,
        consisting of a hardened steel male screw grooved
        longitudinally so as to have cutting edges.
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     On tap.
        (a) Ready to be drawn; as, ale on tap.
        (b) Broached, or furnished with a tap; as, a barrel on
            tap.
  
     Plug tap (Mech.), a screw-cutting tap with a slightly
        tapering end.
  
     Tap bolt, a bolt with a head on one end and a thread on the
        other end, to be screwed into some fixed part, instead of
        passing through the part and receiving a nut. See Illust.
        under Bolt.
  
     Tap cinder (Metal.), the slag of a puddling furnace.
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