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tap-in

[ tap-in ]
/ ˈtæpˌɪn /

noun Basketball.

a field goal made by striking a ball in the air into the basket, usually from close range.

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Nearby words

tap dancer, tap dancing, tap pants, tap water, tap-dance, tap-in, tapa, tapa cloth, tapadera, tapadero, tapajós

Origin of tap-in

noun use of verb phrase tap in
Also called tip-in.
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British Dictionary definitions for tap-in

tap-in


noun

soccer a goal scored without great effort by simply knocking the ball into the goal from close range
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