check valve

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check valve

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a valve that closes by fluid pressure to prevent return flow. Also called: nonreturn valve

check′ valve`


n.
a valve permitting liquids or gases to flow in one direction only.
[1875–80]
Translations
valvola di ritegno
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