A piece that opens and closes an aperture by sliding across it.
More example sentences
- The operative cannula features a double silicon seal to minimize leakage from the joint and a slide valve on the outflow port to regulate outflow and suction.
- Here the compound was at a disadvantage, fitted as it was with four sets of slide valves which did not exhaust the steam nearly as freely.
- The slide valves can be supplied in either pneumatic, electric, rack and pinion or manual versions.
Definition of slide valve in:
- The US English dictionary