Definition of Tappets

1. Noun. (plural of tappet) ¹



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Definition of Tappets

1. tappet [n] - See also: tappet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tappets

tapotement
tapotements
tappa
tappable
tappas
tapped
tapped out
tappee
tappees
tappen
tapper
tappers
tappester
tappet
tappet wrench
tappets (current term)
tappice
tappiced
tappices
tappicing
tapping
tapping up
tappings
tappit
tappit hen
tappit hens
tappy
taproom
taprooms
taproot

Literary usage of Tappets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1903)
"RESETTING tappets. At Mill 73 the preceding method is employed at the time of putting in new shoes, but the periodic shifting of tappets to allow for wear ..."

2. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1906)
"RESETTING tappets. A bar may be used for lifting the stamps when necessary. Mill 67 uses the same method but the block is 2 inches higher than the drop. ..."

3. Ore Dressing by Robert Hallowell Richards (1906)
"BESETTING tappets. At Mill 73 the preceding method is employed at the time of putting in new shoes, but the periodic shifting of tappets to allow for wear ..."

4. Automotive Repair: Instruction Manual of Repair Jobs by John Calvin Wright (1921)
"If valve tappets are exposed, examine each tappet adjustment for too much clearance ... Examine flywheel for reference marks, adjust the tappets on any one ..."

5. The Metallurgy of Gold by Thomas Kirke Rose (1898)
"tappets should last for four or five years; and, having both ends alike, they can be reversed when one end is worn out, and their worn and grooved faces can ..."

6. A Treatise on the Cornish Pumping Engine by William Pole (1844)
"The position of the tappets b3 upon the plug rod may be regulated by a screw passing through nuts on the tappets, and whose ends rest in pieces fixed to the ..."

7. Stamp Milling: A Treatise on Practical Stamp Milling and Stamp Mill Construction by Algernon Del Mar (1912)
"Setting tappets tappets usually slip from the stem having worn too small for ... Patents have been taken out for tappets with holes bored in other shapes ..."

8. Stamp Milling: A Treatise on Practical Stamp Milling and Stamp Mill Construction by Algernon Del Mar (1912)
"Stems sometimes break when only pounding for a short time; even three or four blows on a bare die may be enough. Setting tappets tappets usually slip ..."

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