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  Definition of valve
  1. control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
  2. device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone
  3. a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it
Hyponyms: accelerator, throttle, throttle valve, ball valve, butterfly valve, choke, clack valve, clack, clapper valve, exhaust valve, intake valve, poppet, poppet valve, safety valve, relief valve, escape valve, escape cock, escape, slide valve, heart valve, cardiac valve, valvule, valvelet, valvula, ileocecal valve

 

Part Meronyms: brass, heart, pump, ticker

 

Anagrams: leave, Aleve

 

 
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