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    The sentence:

    In our sleeping life, we seem to tap the vast store of experience and memory which in the daytime we do not know exists.
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    My book (written by a Japanese) interprets "tap" above as "to pierce in order to draw off something", "to draw something from a container". Is this interpretation really correct??

    IMO, it means somthing like " to strike gently"...

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    tap (into), vb. to draw from or dip into to get something (Example: "Tap one's memory")

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    Thanx!

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