[tap-suh l-teer-ee] /ˈtæp səlˈtɪər i/
noun 1. Mineralogy. a variety of zoisite valued as a gem for its purplish-blue color and strong pleochroism.
noun 1. water, obtained directly from a faucet or tap, that has not been purified, distilled, or otherwise treated. noun 1. water drawn off through taps from pipes in a house, as distinguished from distilled water, mineral water, etc
noun, (in Shiʿite Islam) 1. the practice of denying one’s religion, permissible when one is faced with persecution, especially by Sunnites: regarded as a means of protecting the religion.
noun, Islam. 1. the acceptance of authority in religious matters.