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Synonyms for poppet

a mushroom-shaped valve that rises perpendicularly from its seat

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The female rabbits - Wrigley, Smokey and Poppet - found under garden waste that was being burnt
But vet John Gunn revived Poppet and nursed her to health.
In folk-magic and witchcraft, a poppet is a doll made to represent a person, for casting spells on that person.
The 100% fruit lollies, which are co-branded and made under licence for Mind Candy, the company behind the online game and virtual pet site, will initially roll out in two flavours, Poppet Raspberry and Katsuma Tropical (rsp: 99P each).
The son of Starborough is one of six winners produced by the Robinsons' star broodmare Our Poppet, a 14-year-old daughter of Warning and St Simon Stakes winner Upend.
Now, two years later, the rMAX high-speed poppet valves are "still going strong," CenterPoint's Brad Goodwin said.
Should the water flow become interrupted, the steam poppet will push the steam poppet back into its closed position for safe shut-down.
THIS week we meet Poppy Poppet, a real character who is bringing fun and games into the life of an Almondbury family.
So you can expect borderline hysteria for this multi million-selling Texan poppet who's gone on to great things for female empowerment - who needs Germaine Greer, eh?
A switch from metal to PEEK has improved the performance of poppet valves produced by Performance Plastics, and with it the efficiency of the compressors on which they are used.
Compressor Engineering Corporation (CECO), Houston, Texas, meanwhile, has advanced the reliability of poppet valve technology for high-speed compressors with the development of the rMAXTM mini-poppet valve (patent pending).
Poppet seals, custom molded from nitrile and many other high performance elastomer compounds, are manufactured by this company for use in check valves for pressure relief and shut-off devices in natural gas valve assembly applications.
WHICH pop poppet is obviously hoping for a cleaner image in 2006?
Poor Poppet is the worst case ever seen at the Flintshire Wildlife and Pet Rescue centre in Greenfield, near Holywell.
Valves feature a unique self-guided poppet that offers reliable sealing.