- air valve
- a device for controlling the flow of air, as from a pipe or tank.
* * *air valve,a valve for controlling the flow of air into or out of pipes or enclosures.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Air valve — Valve Valve, n. [L. valva the leaf, fold, or valve of a door: cf. F. valve.] [1913 Webster] 1. A door; especially, one of a pair of folding doors, or one of the leaves of such a door. [1913 Webster] Swift through the valves the visionary fair… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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air valve — n. a valve by which the entrance or escape of air can be regulated … English World dictionary
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air valve — valve which controls the flow of air … English contemporary dictionary
air valve — /ˈɛə vælv/ (say air valv) noun 1. a device for controlling the flow of air through a pipe. 2. a device for releasing air that has accumulated in a pipeline, as at the top of a hill … Australian English dictionary
air valve — a device for controlling the flow of air, as from a pipe or tank. * * * … Universalium
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