ballcock


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Noun1.ballcock - floating ball that controls level in a water tankballcock - floating ball that controls level in a water tank
regulator - any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Translations
kohoutek s kulovým plovákem
kugleventil
golyósszelep
vatnsventill meî flotholti
kohútik s guľovým plavákom
bilyeli valf

ballcock

[ˈbɔːlkɒk] Nllave f de bola or de flotador

ball1

(boːl) noun
1. anything roughly round in shape. a ball of wool.
2. a round object used in games. a tennis ball.
3. balls (plural) (slang) testicles.
ˌball-ˈbearings noun plural
in machinery etc, small steel balls that help the revolving of one part over another.
ˈballcock noun
a valve in a cistern.
ˈballpoint noun
a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point.
adjective
a ballpoint pen.
on the ball
quick, alert and up-to-date. The new manager is really on the ball.
start/set, keep the ball rolling
to start or keep something going, especially a conversation. He can be relied on to start the ball rolling at parties.
References in periodicals archive ?
Before the face emerged, the ballcock had been playing up.
I closed my eyes and counted to ten before bellowing: "I have my hands in the tank holding the ballcock.
Tenders are invited for Valve Ballcock 1- 1/4Pt Compression Drain Ftil-726102000 Drg No Emd Pt.
She claims she is "self-taught in editing and videography, with an emphasis on collaborative DIY practices", which must be the bit where the guy rolls up to fix a housewife's ballcock.
But Crapper did give us the ballcock, for which we must be eternally grateful - until it goes wrong, as it habitually does.
Crapper didn't invent the flush toilet, as people often wrongly say, but the floating ballcock.
Her client no more treats her merely as a means than Audi treats a plumber merely as a means when he pays her to straighten out his drooping ballcock.
That stupid piece that got cross-threaded when I changed the ballcock in a toilet at the weekend.
Think of all those grateful women in their negligees saying how much they admire your ballcock work" - Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson discussing the advantages of taking up plumbing as a career.
A circular finial is made from a toilet ballcock, but you'd never know as it sits on top of a home-made obelisk.
Tools/Supplies Needed * Toilet Flush/Fill Valve * Adjustable Wrench * Pipe Wrench * Tongue and Groove Pliers * Ballcock * Flapper * Riser Tube * Penetrating Oil * Masking Tape * Wiping Cloths * Pliers * Wrench * Screwdriver * Flush Ball * Float * Sponge * Hacksaw * Hand Cleaner Project Margin Starter Cost Retail Gross Margin Toilet Flush/Fill Valve $4.