Sentence Examples with the word valve

The steam is passed through the valve and emerges at the pressure required generally from 3 lb upwards.

Only now did Pierre realize the full strength of life in man and the saving power he has of transferring his attention from one thing to another, which is like the safety valve of a boiler that allows superfluous steam to blow off when the pressure exceeds a certain limit.

Pp. 73 seq., with illustrations, an excellent article by Gottfried Weber on the valve horn and valve trumpet.

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Steam enters through the valve V at D into the generator, filled with coke, and passes away at the bottom through A.

Referring to the figures (2, 3) for an explanation of terms applicable to the parts of the valve and the markings on its inner surface corresponding to the muscular areas already noted on the surface of the animal's body - we must specially note here the position of that denticulated thickening of the dorsal margin of the valve which is called the hinge (fig.

Fleming invented in 1904 a detector called an oscillation valve or glow lamp detector made as follows: 1 A small carbon filament incandescent lamp has a platinum plate or cylinder placed in it surrounding or close to the filament.

The governor consists usually of a bell floating in a cast iron tank partially filled with water, and is in fact a small gasholder, from the centre of which is suspended a conical valve controlling the gas inlet and closing it as the bell fills.

Mactra, the right valve of the Rangia; brackish water, Florida.

Heat is transferred from the compressed vapour to the cooling water and the vapour is converted into a liquid, which collects at the bottom and returns by the regulating valve into the refrigerator.

Oil is placed both above the upper valve seating, and also in the cylinder up to the height of the lower edge of the inlet pipe.