[n] - a lever that is moved in order to tap something else
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A tappet is an arm, collar or cam within a machine which imparts intermittent motion.
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Tap'pet noun (Machinery) 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. G. Francis. Tappet motion , a valve motion worked ...
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noun a lever that is moved in order to tap something else
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• (n.) 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.
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A tappet is the noise made by a worn cam follower, however the term is widely used to represent the cam follower itself. In mechanical engineering it is a projection which imparts a linear motion to some other component within an assembly. Properly speaking, a tappet is the only part of a rocker ar...
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In engineering, a tappet is a projection within a moving shaft which strikes some other moving piece periodically. In motor car construction the term tappet is applied to a short shaft between the foot of a valve and a cam on the camshaft operating a valve.
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1) Click and clack, the ... brothers 2) Engine rod 3) Lever 4) Sliding rod in an engine 5) Valve-moving part
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