Definition of needle valve in English:

needle valve

Syllabification: nee·dle valve

noun

  • A valve closed by a thin tapering part.
    More example sentences
    • A needle valve is constructed with a minimum of dead space to allow the application of adhesives in deposits as small as 0.007 in. in diameter.
    • In this case, you opened up the valve near the gas cylinder just a crack, and then opened up the needle valve near the balloon a lot.
    • This rate of pressurization was achieved by use of a pressure regulator set at 4 MPa admitting air to the pressure bomb via a needle valve.

More definitions of needle valve

Definition of needle valve in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw