Definition of non-return in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈnɒnrɪtəːn


  • Permitting the flow of air or liquid in one direction only: a non-return valve
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    • If it is taking in air it means that the non-return valve is leaking and needs to be replaced.
    • Self-sealing crashworthy fuel tanks have explosion suppression and non-return valves.
    • A non-return flap is usually fitted to prevent cold air coming in.

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