Pinchcock
Pinchcock Pinch"cock`, n. A clamp on a flexible pipe to regulate the flow of a fluid through the pipe. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinchcock — [pinch′käk΄] n. [ PINCH + COCK1] a clamp used on a flexible tube to control the flow of fluid through it …   English World dictionary

  • pinchcock — spaustukas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įtaisas žarnelei užspausti. atitikmenys: angl. clamp; pinchcock rus. зажим …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • pinchcock — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a clamp used on a flexible tube to regulate the flow of a fluid through the tube compare hoffman clamp, mohr pinchcock * * * /pinch kok /, n. a clamp for compressing a flexible pipe, as a rubber tube, in order to regulate or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinchcock — /pinch kok /, n. a clamp for compressing a flexible pipe, as a rubber tube, in order to regulate or stop the flow of a fluid. [1870 75; PINCH + COCK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinchcock — /ˈpɪntʃkɒk/ (say pinchkok) noun a clamp for compressing a flexible pipe, as a rubber tube, in order to regulate or stop the flow of a fluid …   Australian English dictionary

  • mohr pinchcock — noun Usage: usually capitalized M : a pinchcock consisting of a wire spring …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mohr, Karl Friedrich — ▪ German chemist born Nov. 4, 1806, Koblenz, Prussia died Sept. 28, 1879, Bonn       German chemist who invented such laboratory apparatus as the pinchcock, cork borer, and Mohr s balance. The leading scientific pharmacist of his time in Germany …   Universalium

  • instrumentality — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Means to an end Nouns 1. instrumentality; instrument, aid; subservience, subserviency; vehicle, hand, expedient (see plan); means, agency. 2. (means) stepping stone; [master or skeleton] key, latchkey,… …   English dictionary for students

  • retention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Keeping in possession Nouns 1. retention, retaining, holding, keeping, custody, maintenance, preservation; hold, grasp, gripe, grip, clutch[es]; snare, trap. See possession, restraint, tenacity. 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • clamp — spaustukas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Įtaisas žarnelei užspausti. atitikmenys: angl. clamp; pinchcock rus. зажим …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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