Shunt valve

Shunt valve
Shunt valve Shunt valve (Mach.) A valve permitting a fluid under pressure an easier avenue of escape than normally; specif., a valve, actuated by the governor, used in one system of marine-engine governing to connect both ends of the low-pressure cylinder as a supplementary control. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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