clack valve


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clack valve

n.
A hinged valve that permits fluids to flow in only one direction and clacks when the valve closes.

clack′ valve`


n.
a valve having a hinged flap permitting flow only in the direction in which the flap opens.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.clack valve - a simple valve with a hinge on one sideclack valve - a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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