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poppet head

  

      n   the framework above a mining shaft that supports the winding mechanism  
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poppet  
      n  
1    a term of affection for a small child or sweetheart  
2      (Also called)    poppet valve   a mushroom-shaped valve that is lifted from its seating by applying an axial force to its stem: commonly used as an exhaust or inlet valve in an internal-combustion engine  
3      (Nautical)   a temporary supporting brace for a vessel hauled on land or in a dry dock  
     (C14: early variant of puppet)  


poppet head  
      n   the framework above a mining shaft that supports the winding mechanism  

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n.
lid of a barrel
abbr. acron.
Short for "shaking my head".
[Slang];[Fam.] Used to convey your disappointment at someone doing or saying something utterly stupid.
exp.
a humorous way of saying that something is not needed at all
[Hum.];[Iron.]
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
n.
activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on your head and challenge other three friends to do so in order to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research.
also called "ice water challenge", viral campaign on social media during July–August 2014
n.
Opposition to the disestablishment of the Church of England i.e.the English branch of the Western Christian Church, which combines Catholic and Protestant traditions, rejects the Pope’s authority, and has the monarch as its titular head
id.
do or say something exactly right
My bestie hit the nail on the head when she figured out why I was worried / Identifying the specific cause of the failure, the technician hit the nail on the head
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