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How to Pronounce tappet?

Correct pronunciation for the word "tappet" is [tˈapɪt], [tˈapɪt], [t_ˈa_p_ɪ_t].

What are the misspellings for tappet?

"Tappet" in context

The term "tappet" refers to a device used in an engine's valve-train to open and close intake and exhaust valves with precision. It is an essential component in any engine and its failure can lead to catastrophic engine damage. Generally, an engine is equipped with two types of tappets; hydraulic and mechanical.

Mechanical tappets are relatively simple in design, having a rocker arm, cam lobe and a plunger.

What are similar-sounding words for tappet?

Usage over time for tappet:

This graph shows how "tappet" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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