Definition of Pinchcock

1. n. A clamp on a flexible pipe to regulate the flow of a fluid through the pipe.

Definition of Pinchcock

1. Noun. A clamp on a flexible pipe to regulate the flow of fluid. ¹

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Definition of Pinchcock

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinchcock

pinch hit
pinch hits
pinch hitter
pinch hitters
pinch of salt
pinch pennies
pinch point
pinch reflex diode
pinch runner
pinchcock (current term)
pinched look
pinches of salt

Literary usage of Pinchcock

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

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"The gas leaves the apparatus through the trap K, which contains mercury, the height of which can be regulated by the reservoir M and pinchcock N. Fig. 7. ..."

2. Collegium (1908)
"... with a pinchcock may also be employed. I- do not claim that the apparatus will exactly deliver 1 litre, as during extraction evaporation takes place, ..."

3. New Remedies: An Illustrated Monthly Trade Journal of Materia Medica edited by Horatio Charles Wood, Frederick Albert Castle, Charles Rice (1877)
"If now, before relaxing the pressure on the tube, the pinchcock is opened for ... The pinchcock d is to be fixed on, and the burette raised several inches, ..."

4. Power Plant Testing: A Manual of Testing Engines, Turbines, Boilers, Pumps by James Ambrose Moyer (1913)
"Now raise the leveling tube L so that the water from it flows into the burette B, making it entirely full. The pinchcock Ci should now be closed and connect ..."

5. The Investigation of Mine Air: An Account by Several Authors of the Nature by Clement le Neve Foster, John Scott Haldane (1905)
"A similar long piece of thin india- rubber tube is then attached to the upper neck of the cylinder. The lower pinchcock is now opened completely, ..."

6. Chemical Handicraft: A Classified and Descriptive Catalogue of Chemical by John Joseph Griffin (1877)
"pinchcock with a screw, for producing a regular flow of uniform drops, Fig. ... This last pinchcock is fixed for use on a flexible tube below one of the ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1902)
"The pinchcock being attached, the syringe is held upright, 2 drachms of water are poured into it, and a scratch is made with a file to indicate its exact ..."

8. Methods of Gas Analysis by Walther Hempel (1902)
"Fill the level-bottle B with water, connect the rubber tube with the burette in the manner shown in the figure, open the pinchcock H and the two stopcocks ..."

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