Definitions for poppetˈpɒp ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pop•petˈpɒp ɪt(n.)

  1. a rising and falling valve consisting of a disk at the end of a vertically set stem, used in internal-combustion and steam engines.

    Category: Machinery

  2. Brit. Dial. a term of endearment for a girl or child.

    Category: British

Origin of poppet:

1300–50; ME; earlier form of puppet

Princeton's WordNet

  1. poppet, poppet valve(noun)

    a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat; commonly used in internal-combustion engines

Wiktionary

  1. poppet(Noun)

    An endearingly sweet or beautiful child.

  2. poppet(Noun)

    A young woman or girl.

    Come u201Bere poppet!

  3. poppet(Noun)

    The stem and valve head in a poppet valve.

  4. poppet(Noun)

    A figurine or image of idolatry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poppet(noun)

    see Puppet

  2. Poppet(noun)

    one of certain upright timbers on the bilge ways, used to support a vessel in launching

  3. Poppet(noun)

    an upright support or guide fastened at the bottom only

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  1. Poppet

    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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