Definition of Valve

Valve n. means: One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.

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Valve n. means: One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.

Meaning of Valve

Valve (n.) means: One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.

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Port (n.): A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid, as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in a valve seat, or valve face.

Valvate (a.): Resembling, or serving as, a valve; consisting of, or opening by, a valve or valves; valvular.

Kingston valve (): A conical valve, opening outward, to close the mouth of a pipe which passes through the side of a vessel below the water line.

Valved (a.): Having a valve or valve; valvate.

Double-beat valve (): See under Valve.

Blow valve (): See Snifting valve.

Hippurite (n.): A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup-shaped under valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. Hippurites are found only in the Cretaceous rocks.

Lap (n.): The amount by which a slide valve at its half stroke overlaps a port in the seat, being equal to the distance the valve must move from its mid stroke position in order to begin to open the port. Used alone, lap refers to outside lap. See Outside lap (below).

Ileocolic (a.): Pertaining to the ileum and colon; as, the ileocolic, or ileocaecal, valve, a valve where the ileum opens into the large intestine.

Link motion (): A valve gear, consisting of two eccentrics with their rods, giving motion to a slide valve by an adjustable connecting bar, called the link, in such a way that the motion of the engine can be reversed, or the cut-off varied, at will; -- used very generally in locomotives and marine engines.

D valve (): A kind of slide valve. See Slide valve, under Slide.

Valvule (n.): A little valve; a valvelet.

Cover (n.): The lap of a slide valve.

Cock (n.): A faucet or valve.

Fang (v. t.): The valve of a pump box.

Valve (n.): One of the two similar portions of the shell of a diatom.

Univalved (a.): Having one valve; as, a univalve shell or pericarp.

Valvula (n.): A little valve or fold; a valvelet; a valvule.

Trimyarian (n.): A lamellibranch which has three muscular scars on each valve.

Four-way (a.): Allowing passage in either of four directions; as, a four-way cock, or valve.

Valve (n.): One of the pieces or divisions of bivalve or multivalve shells.

Valve (n.): One of the pieces into which a capsule naturally separates when it bursts.

Pandora (n.): A genus of marine bivalves, in which one valve is flat, the other convex.

Lag (n.): The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.

Three-way (a.): Connected with, or serving to connect, three channels or pipes; as, a three-way cock or valve.

Bonnet (n.): In pumps, a metal covering for the openings in the valve chambers.

Valve-shell (n.): Any fresh-water gastropod of the genus Valvata.

Pallet (n.): In the organ, a valve between the wind chest and the mouth of a pipe or row of pipes.

Unimuscular (a.): Having only one adductor muscle, and one muscular impression on each valve, as the oyster; monomyarian.

Valvelet (n.): A little valve; a valvule; especially, one of the pieces which compose the outer covering of a pericarp.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Valve

Meaning of Gate Valve

Gate Valve means: A valve with a faucet type handle used to restrict the flow of water in a line

Meaning of Y Valve

Y Valve means: Liquid flows through into the valve and flows out through one of two tubes which is selected by changing the angle of a lever.

Meaning of Seacock

Seacock means: A valve in the hull of a boat.

Meaning of clacker valve

clacker valve means: Female genitalia.

Meaning of PULL THE AIR

PULL THE AIR means: Set brakes by opening conductor's valve or angle cock

Meaning of BLEED

BLEED means: Drain air from. Bleeder is valve by which air is bled from auxiliary reservoir of a car

Meaning of Seacock

Seacock means: A through hull valve, a shut off on a plumbing or drain pipe between the vessel and the sea

Meaning of Sea Cock

Sea Cock means: A through hull valve, a shut off on a plumbing or drain pipe between the vessel's interior and the sea.

Meaning of condom

condom means: n. the little plastic or rubber thing that protects your tube's valve stem from rim damage.

Meaning of Sea Cock

Sea Cock means: A through hull valve, a shut off on a plumbing or drain pipe between the vessel's interior and the sea.

Meaning of KICKER

KICKER means: Triple valve in defective order, which throws air brakes into emergency when only a service application is intended, or sometimes by a bump of the train

Meaning of Seize

Seize means: (1) To bind a line with marline, cord, twine, wire, or other "small stuff" to prevent accidental opening or unraveling (2) To freeze up, as a valve.

Meaning of DYNAMITER

DYNAMITER means: Car on which defective mechanism sends the brakes into full emergency when only a service application is made by the engineer. Also, a quick-action triple valve

Meaning of TAIL OVER HER BACK

TAIL OVER HER BACK means: Engine with full head of steam, with plume resembling a squirrel's tail from her safety valve

Meaning of Fang

Fang means: Valve of a pump box; to prime a pump.

Meaning of RETAINER

RETAINER means: Small valve located near brake wheel for drawing off and holding air on cars. (Retainers often figure prominently in true tales and fiction stories about runaway cars on trains)

Meaning of BIG HOLE

BIG HOLE means: Emergency application of air-brake valve, causing a quick stop. Big-holing her, the same as wiping the clock, is making an emergency stop

Meaning of MONKEY MOTION

MONKEY MOTION means: Walschaert or Baker valve gear on locomotive. Monkey house is caboose. Monkey suit is passenger trainman's uniform or any other smart-looking uniform. Monkey tail is back-up hose

Meaning of POP

POP means: To let safety valve on boiler release, causing waste of steam, making a loud noise, and, when engine is working hard, raising water in boiler, thereby causing locomotive to work water

Meaning of Painter

Painter means: On a life raft, the painter is the line that is attached to the valve/mouth of CO2 cylinder. When a life raft is packed in the container the painter is left outside the container and is available to be pulled upon to quickly inflate the raft.

Meaning of Port

Port means: A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid, as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in a valve seat, or valve face.

Meaning of Valvate

Valvate means: Resembling, or serving as, a valve; consisting of, or opening by, a valve or valves; valvular.

Meaning of Kingston valve

Kingston valve means: A conical valve, opening outward, to close the mouth of a pipe which passes through the side of a vessel below the water line.

Meaning of Valved

Valved means: Having a valve or valve; valvate.

Meaning of Double-beat valve

Double-beat valve means: See under Valve.

Meaning of Blow valve

Blow valve means: See Snifting valve.

Meaning of Hippurite

Hippurite means: A fossil bivalve mollusk of the genus Hippurites, of many species, having a conical, cup-shaped under valve, with a flattish upper valve or lid. Hippurites are found only in the Cretaceous rocks.

Meaning of Lap

Lap means: The amount by which a slide valve at its half stroke overlaps a port in the seat, being equal to the distance the valve must move from its mid stroke position in order to begin to open the port. Used alone, lap refers to outside lap. See Outside lap (below).

Meaning of Ileocolic

Ileocolic means: Pertaining to the ileum and colon; as, the ileocolic, or ileocaecal, valve, a valve where the ileum opens into the large intestine.

Meaning of Link motion

Link motion means: A valve gear, consisting of two eccentrics with their rods, giving motion to a slide valve by an adjustable connecting bar, called the link, in such a way that the motion of the engine can be reversed, or the cut-off varied, at will; -- used very generally in locomotives and marine engines.

Meaning of D valve

D valve means: A kind of slide valve. See Slide valve, under Slide.

Meaning of Valvule

Valvule means: A little valve; a valvelet.

Meaning of Cover

Cover means: The lap of a slide valve.

Meaning of Cock

Cock means: A faucet or valve.

Meaning of Fang

Fang means: The valve of a pump box.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Disempower

Disempower means: To deprive of power; to divest of strength.

Meaning of Link

Link means: Hence: Anything, whether material or not, which binds together, or connects, separate things; a part of a connected series; a tie; a bond.

Meaning of Stretch

Stretch means: To extend or spread one's self, or one's limbs; as, the lazy man yawns and stretches.

Meaning of Tribunitial

Tribunitial means: Alt. of Tribunitian

Meaning of Vaso-inhibitory

Vaso-inhibitory means: See Vasodilator.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of GAS GUZZLER

GAS GUZZLER means: Gas guzzler is slang for an uneconomical car.

Meaning of Canuck

Canuck means: A Canadian. Once often used disparagingly; now a proud label, e.g. "Vancouver Canucks" A shortening of the Canadian symbol for Canada- Johny Canuck. The UK has John Bull. The USA has Uncle Sam and Canada has Johny Canuck. Probably started by Can. soldier in WW1as a collective. Used extensively by Gov't on posters to advertise and get immigrants from Europe to accept offers of free land in 'the last great west.'(ie. Western provinces). Johny Canuck is a young healthy male standing tall and free. He wears jodpurs, high leather 'mountie' boots, an open check lumberjack shirt, and a wide stetson hat. A great symbol too little used. Comment by: TED BOYLE

Meaning of Splash out

Splash out means: If you splash out on something - it means you throw your senses out the window, get out your credit card and spend far too much money. You might splash out on a new car or even on a good meal.

Meaning of ICE

ICE means: crack

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