bleed valve

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bleed valve

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bleed nipple

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(Mechanical Engineering) a valve for running off a liquid from a tank, tube, etc, or for allowing accumulations of gas in a liquid to blow off
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A month on, after excuses about seized bleed nipples, faulty pump etc, the Merc's still in the workshop.