brake/valve job

Definition of brake/valve job

  1. :  repairs to a vehicle's brakes/valves The car needs a brake/valve job.

Word by Word Definitions

brakeplay
  1. : archaic past ofbreak

  1. :  the common bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)

  1. :  a toothed instrument or machine for separating out the fiber of flax or hemp by breaking up the woody parts

    :  a machine for bending, flanging, folding, and forming sheet metal

  1. :  rough or marshy land overgrown usually with one kind of plant

  1. :  a device for arresting or preventing the motion of a mechanism usually by means of friction

    :  something used to slow down or stop movement or activity

  1. :  to slow or stop by or as if by a brake (see 5brake)

    :  to operate or manage a brake

    :  to apply the brake on a vehicle

valveplay
  1. :  any of numerous mechanical devices by which the flow of liquid, gas, or loose material in bulk may be started, stopped, or regulated by a movable part that opens, shuts, or partially obstructs one or more ports or passageways

    :  the movable part of such a device

    :  a device in a brass instrument for quickly channeling air flow through an added length of tube in order to change the fundamental tone by some definite interval

  1. :  a regular remunerative position

    :  a specific duty, role, or function

    :  something that has to be done :  task

  1. :  to do odd or occasional pieces of work for hire

    :  to carry on public business for private gain

    :  to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. :  of or relating to a job or to employment

    :  used in, engaged in, or done as job work

    :  that is for hire for a given service or period


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