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double tap

1. noun The firing of a semi-automatic gun twice in rapid succession into the same target zone, especially the head of a victim. The assassin's signature kill was a single shot to the chest and a double tap to the head of his targets.
2. noun The act of touching or pressing lightly with the fingers twice in rapid succession, as on a touch-sensitive screen or device. Just give the application's icon a quick double tap for it to open.
3. verb To fire a semi-automatic gun twice in rapid succession into the same target zone, especially the head of a victim. Always be sure to double tap your target to ensure they will not be getting up again.
4. verb To tap a touch-sensitive screen or device twice in rapid succession. You just have to double tap the icon on the screen for the application to open.
See also: double, tap
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At the same time, we added the ability to go beyond print, with features like a double-tap to see any photo full size, and the ability to pinch to zoom-in to see a photo's detail.
Updates from a user's News Feed will now dominate the phone's lockscreen and homescreen, allowing users to like or comment with a simple double-tap.
eBook Magic lets users pick a page template, and simply double-tap to add photo and text.
For instance, with one tap on a section a voice reads the title; a double-tap opens it.
Now, when selected stories from ABC News, All Things Digital, Bon Appetit, Lonely Planet, SB Nation, SF Chronicle/Gate, Uncrate or The Washington Post Magazine is shared on Twitter or Facebook, a Flipboard user can simply double-tap the excerpt to get a beautiful magazine-style reading experience.
With the Android app, user can intuitively handle, double-tap, or pinch stickies and the canvas on screen.
Easy-to-follow game mechanics - just scroll to see each city and double-tap the screen to place towers
Using Activator, SBSettings can be launched by either a double-tap of the status bar, or by pressing the Home button three times; once open, the panel displays toggle switches for a number of connectivity settings, as well as information such as the iPad's IP address, available storage and available memory.
Tap, Double-Tap, Press, and Flick) as well as multi-finger gestures, such as Pinch.
Double-tap to redeem via card's barcode or the card number and PIN.
These item as Synaptics claims are; 1) corner tap, 2) scrolling, 3) edge motion, 4) drag, 5) tap, and 6) double-tap.
It also offers multi-touch capability, allowing gestures such as tap, double-tap, pan, pinch, scroll, rotate and others.
VersaGlide(TM) touchpad pointing device with double-tap