Definitions for poppetˈpɒp ɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a rising and falling valve consisting of a disk at the end of a vertically set stem, used in internal-combustion and steam engines.
Brit. Dial. a term of endearment for a girl or child.
Origin of poppet:
1300–50; ME; earlier form of puppet
poppet, poppet valve(noun)
a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines
An endearingly sweet or beautiful child.
A young woman or girl.
Come u201Bere poppet!
The stem and valve head in a poppet valve.
A figurine or image of idolatry.
one of certain upright timbers on the bilge ways, used to support a vessel in launching
an upright support or guide fastened at the bottom only
The word poppet is an older spelling of puppet, from the Middle English popet, meaning a small child or doll. In British English it continues to hold this meaning. Poppet is also a chiefly British term of endearment, especially for a young woman or girl.
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