slide valve
noun Date: 1802 a valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port; specifically such a valve often used in steam engines for admitting steam to the piston and releasing it

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  • Slide valve — Slide Slide, n. [AS. sl[=i]de.] 1. The act of sliding; as, a slide on the ice. [1913 Webster] 2. Smooth, even passage or progress. [1913 Webster] A better slide into their business. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 3. That on which anything moves by sliding …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slide valve — n. a valve which opens and closes a passageway, as the cylinder port of a steam engine, by sliding back and forth across it …   English World dictionary

  • Slide valve — Cylinder, with slide valve removed to show ports …   Wikipedia

  • slide valve — noun valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port • Hypernyms: ↑valve * * * noun : a valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port; specifically : such a valve often used in steam engines for admitting steam… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slide valve — sklendė statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. damper valve; gate; gate valve; latch; shutter; sleeve valve; slide valve vok. Klappe, f; Riegel, m; Schieber, m; Schubriegel, m; Zugklappe, f rus. задвижка, f; заслонка, f pranc. clapet, m; …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • slide valve — sklandinis vožtuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. sleeve valve; slide valve vok. Schieberventil, n rus. золотниковый клапан, m pranc. valve à tiroir, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • slide valve — skląstis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. bolt; slide valve vok. Riegel, m; Schieber, m; Schieker, m; Sperriegel, m rus. задвижка, f; засов, m; шибер, m pranc. vanne, f; verrou …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • slide valve — /ˈslaɪd vælv/ (say sluyd valv) noun 1. Machinery a valve that slides (without lifting) to open or close an aperture, as the valves of the ports in the cylinders of certain steam engines. 2. Music a perforated slide used to cut off the air supply… …   Australian English dictionary

  • slide valve — Mach. a valve that slides without lifting to open or close an aperture, as the valves of the ports in the cylinders of certain steam engines. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • slide valve — A valve that slides across an aperture to expose the port or opening …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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