a sliding rod, intermittently struck by a cam, for moving another part, as a valve.
a mechanical part that reciprocates to receive or transmit intermittent motion, esp the part of an internal-combustion engine that transmits motion from the camshaft to the push rods or valves
noun 1. self-tapping screw. self-tapping screw [self-tap-ing] /ˈsɛlfˌtæp ɪŋ/ noun 1. a screw designed to tap its corresponding female thread as it is driven.
- Tapping up
noun 1. (Brit, informal) (esp of a professional soccer club) the illicit practice of attempting to recruit a player while he is still bound by contract to another team
noun, Scot. 1. a hen with a crest or topknot. 2. a tankard, especially a large one, with a knob or ornament projecting from the top of its lid. noun (Scot) 1. a hen with a crest 2. a pewter tankard, usually with a distinctive knob on the lid
apple-region. (1.) A town in the valley or lowland of Judah; formerly a royal city of the Canaanites (Josh. 12:17; 15:34). It is now called Tuffuh, about 12 miles west of Jerusalem. (2.) A town on the border of Ephraim (Josh. 16:8). The “land” of Tappuah fell to Manasseh, but the “city” to Ephraim (17:8). […]