float valve

float valve
noun a ball valve.

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  • Float valve — Float Float (fl[=o]t), n.[OE. flote ship, boat, fleet, AS. flota ship, fr. fle[ o]tan to float; akin to D. vloot fleet, G. floss raft, Icel. floti float, raft, fleet, Sw. flotta. [root] 84. See {Fleet}, v. i., and cf. {Flotilla}, {Flotsam},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • float valve — n. a valve regulated by a float …   English World dictionary

  • Float valve — A float valve is a mechanical feedback mechanism that regulates fluid level by using a float to drive an inlet valve so that a higher fluid level will force the valve closed while a lower fluid level will force the valve open. This is an example… …   Wikipedia

  • float valve — plūdinis vožtuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. float valve vok. Schwimmerventil, n rus. поплавковый клапан, m pranc. soupape à flotteur, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • float valve — noun : an automatic valve whose opening and closing are controlled by a float at the end of a lever * * * a valve admitting or discharging a liquid to or from a tank and regulated by a float on the surface of the liquid within the tank to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • float valve — a valve admitting or discharging a liquid to or from a tank and regulated by a float on the surface of the liquid within the tank to maintain a nearly constant height of liquid. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • float valve — Type of valve which is operated by sphere or pan which floats on liquid surface and controls level of liquid …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Float valve — (автоматический) поплавковый клапан, регулирующий уровень (краски) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • float valve — /ˈfloʊt vælv/ (say floht valv) noun → ballcock …  

  • Float — (fl[=o]t), n.[OE. flote ship, boat, fleet, AS. flota ship, fr. fle[ o]tan to float; akin to D. vloot fleet, G. floss raft, Icel. floti float, raft, fleet, Sw. flotta. [root] 84. See {Fleet}, v. i., and cf. {Flotilla}, {Flotsam}, {Plover}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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