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Tappet vs Wappet - What's the difference?

tappet | wappet |

As nouns the difference between tappet and wappet

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 wappet is a small yelping cur.

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")

    wappet

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, dialect) A small yelping cur.
  • (Webster 1913)