Blow valve
Blow valve \Blow" valve`\ (Mach.) See {Snifting valve}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blow-valve — blowˈ valve noun A snifting valve • • • Main Entry: ↑blow …   Useful english dictionary

  • blow-valve — n. Snifting valve …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Blow — Blow, v. i. [imp. {Blew} (bl[=u]); p. p. {Blown} (bl[=o]n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blowing}.] [OE. blawen, blowen, AS. bl[=a]wan to blow, as wind; akin to OHG. pl[=a]jan, G. bl[ a]hen, to blow up, swell, L. flare to blow, Gr. ekflai nein to spout out,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blow off Valve — Turbolader an einem Schiffsdiesel für ein Binnenschiff. Turbolader am ausgebauten LKW Motorblock Ein Turbolader, auch Abgasturbolader (ATL) oder umgang …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • blow-back valve — The valve in the flap system that prevents the flaps from being lowered at too high an air speed. If the flaps are down and the air speed increases to too high a value, the flaps will retract automatically. Also called a flap overload valve. Blow …   Aviation dictionary

  • valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • blow — I. /bloʊ / (say bloh) noun 1. a sudden stroke with hand, fist, or weapon. 2. a sudden shock, or a calamity or reverse. 3. a sudden attack or drastic action. 4. a stroke of the shears made in shearing a sheep. 5. an outcrop of discoloured quartz… …   Australian English dictionary

  • valve box — Steam Steam (st[=e]m), n. [OE. stem, steem, vapor, flame, AS. ste[ a]m vapor, smoke, odor; akin to D. stoom steam, perhaps originally, a pillar, or something rising like a pillar; cf. Gr. sty ein to erect, sty^los a pillar, and E. stand.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valve chest — Steam Steam (st[=e]m), n. [OE. stem, steem, vapor, flame, AS. ste[ a]m vapor, smoke, odor; akin to D. stoom steam, perhaps originally, a pillar, or something rising like a pillar; cf. Gr. sty ein to erect, sty^los a pillar, and E. stand.] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blow-off valve — A valve designed to relieve the back pressure in a compressor, which helps to reduce the angle of attack of the rotor blades and thus helps prevent compressor surge. Also known as a bleed valve or a pop off valve …   Aviation dictionary

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