a lever that is moved in order to tap something else
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.
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
A tappet is a projection which imparts a linear motion to some other component within a mechanism.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tap′et, n. (Spens.) tapestry.
tap′et, n. a projecting arm, lever, &c. from any moving part of a machine supplying intermittent motion to some other part.—ns. Tapp′et-loom, -mo′tion, -ring, -rod, &c.
The numerical value of tappet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of tappet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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