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double tap

To lightly touch a touch-sensitive screen twice in rapid succession. Although there are touchscreens that require pressure on the screen surface, capacitive touchscreens such as those used in iPhones and similar devices require only a gentle touch on the screen. See tap and touchscreen.
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The choices for the double-tap shortcut for either AirPods are: Play/Pause, Previous Track, Next Track, Siri, and Off.
More than 80 have been killed in the line of duty, the group says, largely because Syrian military aircraft often return for a "double-tap'' -- dropping bombs on the rescuers.
By lightly brushing your fingers over the keys you can scroll or place the cursor where you want it-just double-tap and drag your finger across the keyboard.
* While typing anywhere, double-tap the spacebar when you need to start a new sentence and a period and a space will be added for you.
S Voice lets you dictate and send text messages, make calls, open apps, check the weather, and more just double-tap the watch's power button to activate, and speak your request.
Powered by a single CR 123A lithium battery, the CQBL-1 features low-profile windage and elevation adjusters, a single adjustment mechanism that aligns both pointers simultaneously, and integrated and remote cable pressure pad activation with double-tap feature.
It features tabs for accessing multiple sites simultaneously, pinch to zoom for easy navigation and an auto-wrap text zoom feature that can intelligently wrap text in a column while maintaining the placement of a page's key elements (simply double-tap on the BlackBerry Torch).
A double-tap on parts of some models will highlight the part and make it the area of focus.
The TMA300 family supports traditional gestures such as tap, double-tap, pan, pinch, scroll and rotate, as well as giving developers a platform to create custom gestures without being constrained to two-finger touch.
Pushing the on/off switch and holding it down gives you four ascending brightness levels, while a quick double-tap engages a flashing strobe at maximum intensity.
That dose, as we now know from double-tap eradication studies, is likely to fail to eradicate 25 to 40% of even the beta-lactamase-negative strains, and it appears to be no better than placebo against beta-lactamase-producing strains of H influenzae and M catarrhalis.
Currently, the double-tap feature will trigger Google Assistant.