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tappet

a mechanical part that reciprocates to receive or transmit intermittent motion, esp the part of an internal-combustion engine that transmits motion from the camshaft to the push rods or valves

tappet

[′tap·ət]
(mechanical engineering)
A lever or oscillating member moved by a cam and intended to tap or touch another part, such as a push rod or valve system.
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