relief valve

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Noun1.Relief valve - a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler)relief valve - a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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According to safety rules, liguid gas tanks must be releifed from pressure when they became empty by opening the pressure release valve of the tank, a safety expert told Gulf News.
Upon closer examination though, the Parliament can be seen a mere pressure release valve for the regime and source of political distraction for the general population.
He added: "There was huge pressure on her to qualify, you could see the pressure release valve was opened up and she was able to relax a little bit then.
The system is comprised of a vapor-producing chamber with a pressure release valve that is in communication with a water source in the existing plumbing system; a nozzle having an inlet and an outlet; and a vacuum device for suctioning items through and blowing air out the nozzle outlet.
Neither the US or China wants this to spiral out of control and putting it into the WTO is a pressure release valve in the short-term," Geoffrey Garrett, head of the US Study Centre at the University of Sydney, told AFP.
comes equipped with a 1 1/4-gal reservoir, pressure indicator, pressure release valve, funnel, handheld 13-ft pendant switch, 35-ft NATO power cord, 17-ft hydraulic hose with pressure shut off, and a backup hand pump that moves a quarter cubic inch of fluid per stroke at a maximum of 5,000 psi
It is best to spread an old towel out underneath the jack because in the pressure release valve there is a small steel ball that may come out and get lost.
We could be a pressure release valve for Birmingham and let them concentrate on the most attractive traffic and we could handle the rest.
The pressure release valve is meant to be the equivalent of a fuse in a plug.
This has provided a much-needed pressure release valve for the superheated New Jersey real estate market.
I'm sure they're happy because pre-sales will act as a pressure release valve,'' he said.

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