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poppet

pop·pet

poppet

 
pronunciation:
pa piht
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an intake or exhaust valve that can rapidly plug or unplug an opening, often driven by a spring for rapid repetition; poppet valve.
definition 2: in a lathe, the adjustable part that holds the work; tailstock or headstock; poppethead.
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