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intake valve

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n intake valve a valve that controls the flow of fluid through an intake
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Usage

In literature:

The distributing valve forms a part of the crankcase as does the water intake, and the gear pump.
"Flying Machines" by W.J. Jackman and Thos. H. Russell
The leaky intake valve was also repaired, and then, when the peculiar craft was blown up and tested, it was found to be all right.
"Dick Hamilton's Airship" by Howard R. Garis
He could get the odor faintly through the intake valve of his helmet.
"Divinity" by William Morrison
A little to one side stuck up the small tube of the intake valve.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
On the left side of the combustion chamber is bolted the housing containing the tiny intake valve.
"The 1893 Duryea Automobile In the Museum of History and Technology" by Don H. Berkebile
Note that the tubular air intakes on top of the cylinders have no valves.
"The First Airplane Diesel Engine: Packard Model DR-980 of 1928" by Robert B. Meyer
An intake valve hissed away.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
This had caused an overflow into the intake pipe, which in turn interfered with the action of a valve.
"An Introduction to the History of Science" by Walter Libby
On the left side of the combustion chamber is bolted the housing containing the tiny intake valve.
"Smithsonian Institution - United States National Museum - Bulletin 240" by Anonymous
A few turns of the intake valves of their helmets accomplished this, and they soon felt much better.
"The Revolt of the Star Men" by Raymond Gallun
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In news:

The Boss's enormous 2.19 intake valves called for a 780-CFM Holley carburetor.
Prolong ® Super Lubricants offers Fast Fuel™ Diesel Injector Cleaner designed to improve fuel injector and intake valve performance while increasing fuel economy.
The huge valve size in these cylinders requires the use of an offset rocker arm for the intake valves.
Under the careful watch of SAM instructors, students worked the short-turn radius to smooth the sharp transition created by the head's flat valve angle and low intake port height.
It's a good idea to go with hardened intake and exhaust valve seats if you can afford it.
Use this formula for gasket replacement or coating gaskets for valve covers, intake manifolds, water pumps, thermostat housings and more.
The intake valve is undercut (right) to enhance flow.
In the head, the bowls of many marine toilets are lower than the intake opening, and seawater may continue to flow after a head has been flushed, especially if pump valves haven't been properly closed.
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