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ball valve

n.
A valve regulated by the position of a free-floating ball that moves in response to fluid or mechanical pressure.

ball valve

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a one-way valve consisting of a metal ball with a cylindrical hole fitting into a concave seat over an opening

ball′ valve`


n.
a plumbing valve that regulates the flow of a fluid by means of a ball that moves into or out of the valve opening.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.ball valve - any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ballball valve - any valve that checks flow by the seating of a ball
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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