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on tap

 
1. Lit. having to do with beer served from a barrel or keg. Do you have any imported beers on tap here? I like beer on tap. The canned stuff tastes funny to me.
2. Fig. immediately available. I have just the kind of person you're talking about on tap. The cook has any kind of food you might want on tap.
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on tap

available or expected Temperatures will be in the 90s over much of the Mississippi River valley, with plenty of humidity on tap. Three more playoff games are on tap today.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of beer on tap (served from a large container rather than a can or bottle)
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on tap

available and ready to use Working in a library, I have all this information on tap.
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on tap

Available for immediate use, ready, as in We have two more trumpeters on tap for the parade. This metaphoric expression alludes to a beverage such as beer that is ready to be drawn from a cask. [Mid-1800s]
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on tap

1. mod. having to do with beer sold from a barrel or keg. Do you have any imported beers on tap here?
2. mod. immediately available. I have just the kind of person you’re talking about on tap.
See also: on, tap