Definition of Intake valve

1. Noun. A valve that controls the flow of fluid through an intake.

Group relationships: Cylinder, Piston Chamber
Generic synonyms: Valve



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intake Valve

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intake valve (current term)
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Literary usage of Intake valve

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"As the piston starts down, the opening in intake valve (valve is rotating to the right), will be in line with opening in combustion chamber, therefore gas ..."

2. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1912)
"The ideal way would be to have a governor on the intake valve cam-shaft. ... The exhaust will be made to close 3° to 5° ahead of the intake valve opening. ..."

3. Self-propelled Vehicles: A Practical Treatise on the Theory, Construction by James Edward Homans (1910)
"By means of the regulating cock the pressure may be reduced in the air cylinder, thus permitting the intake valve to open, more or less as the air pressure ..."

4. Gasoline Automobiles by James Ambrose Moyer (1921)
"The one on the intake valve is marked IS (for intake valve Stem) and the one ... The intake valve / is opened by being pushed upward by the "tooth" T on the ..."

5. Engineering Thermodynamics by Charles Edward Lucke (1912)
"Leakage also occurs through intake valve and past piston during this ... From the time the discharge valve closes, at J, till the intake valve opens, at F, ..."

6. Valves and Valve Gears by Franklin De Ronde Furman (1915)
"In the present case it will be considered that the intake valve shall open 15° after top dead center, Fig. 342, and close 20° after bottom dead center; ..."

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