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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A lever that is moved in order to tap something else.

Usage examples (29)
  • Without even looking at them, he said: "One of your tappet valves is stuck."
  • There is no such thing as a tappet, a left-handed monkey wrench or a sky hook.
  • For multiple tappet shedding, for three or more independent staves, one cam of appropriate shape is needed for each stave.
  • The healds are drawn down by means of a series of levers adjoining one another, and worked by means of a rocking bar driven from the tappet shaft. for more
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