Flap valve
Flap Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly-flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster]

A cartilaginous flap upon the opening of the larynx. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. A hinged leaf, as of a table or shutter. [1913 Webster]

3. The motion of anything broad and loose, or a stroke or sound made with it; as, the flap of a sail or of a wing. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. (Far.) A disease in the lips of horses. [1913 Webster]

5. (Aeronautics) a movable part of an airplane wing, used to increase lift or drag, especially when taking off or landing. used often in the plural. [WordNet 1.5]

{Flap tile}, a tile with a bent up portion, to turn a corner or catch a drip.

{Flap valve} (Mech.), a valve which opens and shuts upon one hinged side; a clack valve. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flap valve — atlenkiamasis vožtuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. flap valve; flapper valve vok. Aufsatzklappe, f; Klappenventil, n rus. откидной клапан, m pranc. soupape à opercule, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • flap valve — noun also flapper valve : a valve (as in a pump) composed of a disk hinged on one edge and swinging one way only * * * (also flapper valve) n. a valve opened and closed by a plate hinged at one side …   Useful english dictionary

  • flap valve — (also flapper valve) noun a valve opened and closed by a plate hinged at one side …   English new terms dictionary

  • flap valve. — See clack valve. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • flap valve. — See clack valve. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flap — Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster] A cartilaginous flap upon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flap tile — Flap Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster] A cartilaginous flap… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flap — vožtuvas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Detalė ar įtaisas dujų ar skysčio debitui reguliuoti, keičiant kanalo skerspjūvio plotą. atitikmenys: angl. flap; valve vok. Klappe, f; Ventil, n rus. вентиль, m; клапан, m pranc. soupape, f; valve …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • valve — vožtuvas statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Detalė ar įtaisas dujų ar skysčio debitui reguliuoti, keičiant kanalo skerspjūvio plotą. atitikmenys: angl. flap; valve vok. Klappe, f; Ventil, n rus. вентиль, m; клапан, m pranc. soupape, f; valve …   Aiškinamasis šiluminės ir branduolinės technikos terminų žodynas

  • flap — vožtuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. flap; valve vok. Klappe, f; Ventil, n rus. клапан, m pranc. soupape, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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