slide valve

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slide valve

noun

Definition of SLIDE VALVE

:  a valve that opens and closes a passageway by sliding over a port; specifically :  such a valve often used in steam engines for admitting steam to the piston and releasing it

First Known Use of SLIDE VALVE

1802

Rhymes with SLIDE VALVE

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