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valve British & World English

A device for controlling the passage of fluid through a pipe or duct, especially an automatic device allowing movement in one direction only

ball valve British & World English

A one-way valve that is opened and closed by pressure on a ball which fits into a cup-shaped opening

check valve British & World English

A valve that closes to prevent backward flow of liquid

screw valve British & World English

A stopcock opened and shut by a screw

side valve British & World English

A valve in an internal-combustion engine mounted alongside the cylinder

foot valve British & World English

A one-way valve at the inlet of a pipe or the base of a suction pump

flap valve British & World English

A valve opened and closed by a plate hinged at one side

stop valve British & World English

A valve used to stop the flow of liquid in a pipe

slide valve British & World English

A piece that opens and closes an aperture by sliding across it

valve gear British & World English

The mechanism that controls the opening and closing of the cylinder valves in a steam engine or internal-combustion engine

valve head British & World English

The part of a vertically opening valve that is lifted off the valve aperture to open the valve

gate valve British & World English

A valve with a sliding part that controls the extent of the aperture

safety valve British & World English

A valve that opens automatically to relieve excessive pressure

sleeve valve British & World English

A valve in the form of a cylinder which slides to cover and uncover an inlet or outlet

snifter valve British & World English

A valve on a steam engine that allows air in or out

mitral valve British & World English

The valve between the left atrium and the left ventricle of the heart, which has two tapered cusps

needle valve British & World English

A valve closed by a thin tapering part

bicuspid valve British & World English

Another term for mitral valve.

butterfly valve British & World English

A valve consisting of a rotating circular plate or a pair of hinged semicircular plates, attached to a transverse spindle and mounted inside a pipe in order to regulate or prevent flow

semilunar valve British & World English

Each of a pair of valves in the heart, at the bases of the aorta and the pulmonary artery, consisting of three cusps or flaps which prevent the flow of blood back into the heart

thermionic valve British & World English

A device giving a flow of thermionic electrons in one direction, used especially in the rectification of a current and in radio reception

multivalve British & World English

Denoting an internal-combustion engine having more than two valves per cylinder, typically four (two inlet and two exhaust)

poppet valve in poppet British & World English

A mushroom-shaped valve with a flat end piece that is lifted in and out of an opening by an axial rod

flapper valve in flap valve British & World English

A valve opened and closed by a plate hinged at one side

snifting valve in snifter valve British & World English

A valve on a steam engine that allows air in or out

valve English-Spanish

válvula feminine

air valve English-Spanish

válvula

stop valve English-Spanish

válvula feminine de cierre

butterfly valve English-Spanish

(válvula feminine de) mariposa feminine

throttle (valve) in throttle English-Spanish

regulador masculine, estrangulador masculine


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