Tappet vs Tippet - What's the difference?

tappet | tippet |


As nouns the difference between tappet and tippet

is that tappet is a lever or projection which is moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, in order to produce change or regulate motion while tippet is a shoulder covering, typically the fur of a fox, with long ends that dangle in front.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tappet

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A lever or projection which is moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, in order to produce change or regulate motion.
  • Synonyms

    * follower * lifter

    See also

    * (wikipedia "tappet")

    tippet

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia tippet) (en noun)
  • a shoulder covering, typically the fur of a fox, with long ends that dangle in front
  • a stole worn by Anglican ministers
  • (Scotland, obsolete) A length of twisted hair or gut in a fishing line.
  • (Scotland, obsolete) A handful of straw bound together at one end, used for thatching.
  • (Jamieson)

    Derived terms

    * tippet grebe * tippet grouse * turn tippet (Webster 1913) ----