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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device that controls the flow of a gas or liquid through a pipe. Also: A membrane in the body that controls the flow of blood.

Usage examples (37)
  • A valve was stuck open so water flooded the whole lawn.
  • The valve is obviously leaking in the open position.
  • The safety valve is workng perfectly, for both sides.
  • A normal mitral valve is made up of two thin leaflets. for more
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