[pop-it] /ˈpɒp ɪt/
Also called poppet valve. Machinery. a rising and falling valve consisting of a disk at the end of a vertically set stem, used in internal-combustion and steam engines.
British Dialect. a term of endearment for a girl or child.
Nautical. any of the vertical timbers bracing the bow or stern of a vessel about to be launched.
[pop-it] /ˈpɒp ɪt/
a usually plastic bead that can be connected to or detached from others of the same kind without hooks or clasps, used to form necklaces, bracelets, etc.
a term of affection for a small child or sweetheart
Also called poppet valve. a mushroom-shaped valve that is lifted from its seating against a spring by applying an axial force to its stem: commonly used as an exhaust or inlet valve in an internal-combustion engine
(nautical) a temporary supporting brace for a vessel hauled on land or in a dry dock
“small human figure used in witchcraft and sorcery,” c.1300, early form of puppet (n.). Meaning “small or dainty person” is recorded from late 14c.; later a term of endearment but also in other cases one of contempt.
A young child •Usu a term of endearment (1849+)
[pop-it-hed] /ˈpɒp ɪtˌhɛd/ noun 1. a tailstock or headstock of a lathe.
- Poppet head
noun 1. the framework above a mining shaft that supports the winding mechanism
[pop-eed] /ˈpɒp id/ adjective 1. covered or adorned with : poppied fields. 2. affected by or as if by opium; listless. /ˈpɒpɪd/ adjective 1. covered with poppies 2. of or relating to the effects of poppies, esp in inducing drowsiness or sleep
[pop] /pɒp/ verb (used without object), popped, popping. 1. to make a short, quick, explosive sound: The cork popped. 2. to burst open with such a sound, as chestnuts or corn in roasting. 3. to come or go quickly, suddenly, or unexpectedly: She popped into the kitchen to check the stove. 4. to shoot with […]