Definitions for tappetˈtæp ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tap•petˈtæp ɪt(n.)

  1. a sliding rod that moves another machine part, as a valve, when intermittently struck by a cam.

    Category: Machinery

Origin of tappet:

1735–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tappet(noun)

    a lever that is moved in order to tap something else

Wiktionary

  1. tappet(Noun)

    A lever or projection which is moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, in order to produce change or regulate motion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tappet(noun)

    a lever or projection moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, with a view to produce change or regulate motion

Freebase

  1. Tappet

    A tappet is a projection which imparts a linear motion to some other component within a mechanism.

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