poppet: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pop'it), [key]
- Also calleda rising and falling valve consisting of a disk at the end of a vertically set stem, used in internal-combustion and steam engines.
- a term of endearment for a girl or child.
- any of the vertical timbers bracing the bow or stern of a vessel about to be launched.
- poppet (Thesaurus)