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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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This means that the double-tap response feature for Eve might function for something else.
Double-tap to redeem via card's barcode or the card number and PIN.
com/official-cyanogenmod-14-nightly-builds-available-oneplus-3-728633/) such custom features as status bar clock customizations, brightness control from the status bar, a notification counter, double-tap to sleep and a quick pulldown for settings.
By using the TapFly function in the DJI Go app, users can double-tap a destination for their Phantom 4 on the screen, and the Phantom 4 calculates an optimal flight route to reach the destination, while avoiding any obstructions in its path.
You can double-tap to switch between the front and rear camera, while swiping up and down during video capture will let you zoom in and out of a video.
The device weights 164g also offers intelligent experiece gesture sensing, smart awake, as well as double-tap wake.
For example, a single tap can take a picture while double-tap will take take the user back to the previous menu.
The system also features a recessed, full-sized keyboard with palmrest and an easy-to-use VersaGlide touchpad pointing device with double-tap capabilities.
It will also have the double-tap to wake and sleep feature, which is presently available in a number of Android smartphones.
Double-tap to Snap: brings up the Snap Center using the double-tap on the Xbox button on the controller to launch Achievements and other snap-able apps
Other new features unlocked by the update is the ability to zoom in all books using both the pinch-to-zoom gesture and double-tap action.
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.
I eventually did just that when I was into IPSC/USPSA competition where the name of the game Is getting off double-taps as well as longer strings of shots as quickly as possible without pulling off target center.
The secret is to shoot six- and three-shot strings, not three double-taps and single shots.