Definition of Slide valve

1. Noun. Valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port.

Generic synonyms: Valve



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slide Valve

slide-tackle
slide action
slide by
slide down
slide fastener
slide guitar
slide guitars
slide micrometer
slide off
slide projector
slide rule
slide rules
slide show
slide tackle
slide tackles
slide valve (current term)
slide whistle
slided
slidegroat
slideout
slideouts
slider
sliders
slides
slideshow
slideshows
slidewalk
slidewalks
slideway
slideways

Literary usage of Slide valve

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The loop forged on a slide valve rod, or the strips in a steam chest between ... A slide valve used on hydraulic cranes for directing the pressure into two ..."

2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The ordinary slide valve, the travel of which is the same as the throw of the ... slide valve.— A valve working with a sliding motion as distinguished from ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"To show the relative positions of the slide valve and piston for different points of both an outward ... In the five diagrams of a slide-valve engine, Fig. ..."

4. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"SLIDE-VALVE. The valve which controls the admission or exit of steam from the ... In proportioning a slide-valve, it is commonly designed so that the ..."

5. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1884)
"Modification of Slide-valve for Expansive Working.—The cut- ting-off of the steam before the end of the stroke is usually effected by the contrivance ..."

6. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1894)
"The piston slide-valve may be described as a slide-valve in which the valve face ... Rocking slide-valve. The slide-valve sometimes takes the form of a disk ..."

7. The Steam-engine and Other Heat-engines by James Alfred Ewing (1894)
"The piston slide-valve may be described as a slide-valve in which the valve face ... Rocking slide-valve. The slide-valve sometimes takes the form of a disk ..."

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