tappet

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

tap·pet

noun \ˈta-pət\

Definition of TAPPET

:  a lever or projection moved by some other piece (as a cam) or intended to tap or touch something else to cause a particular motion

Origin of TAPPET

irregular from 3tap
First Known Use: 1745

Rhymes with TAPPET

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