Examples of valve in a Sentence
They turned off the main water valve to the house.
Recent Examples of valve from the Web
In the lawsuit, Alexander J. Hess of Merriam claims his father, 61-year-old James Hess, went to Saint Luke’s on Feb. 1 for replacement of an aortic valve as treatment for a longstanding heart condition.
For similar reasons, America’s partners may feel compelled to retaliate against U.S. protectionism if Nafta or the WTO aren’t available as relief valves—the trade wars Mr. Azevedo warns of.
That means that there is effectively only one imperfect release valve for the immigration system: the discretion of the people responsible for enforcement.
Venus Medtech has invented a retrievable heart valve intended for patients with high calcification in their arteries.
Also recently, HealthGrades, an online resource for information about physicians and hospitals, released results for its evaluations, and Glendale Memorial received recognition for its knee surgeries and valve surgeries.
The valve is the primary oil seal, and a knurled cap threads on fingertight against an O-ring--this keeps out dirt.
After several weeks of testing, Bittorf discovered that her kidney was a perfect match for Jackson, who was born with posterior urethral valves, a condition that often causes kidney damage.
Housewerks has a bonanza of architectural salvage and unusual decorative objects stowed inside a 19th-century gas-valve house.
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VALVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of valve for English Language Learners
: a mechanical device that controls the flow of liquid, gas, etc., by opening and closing
: a device in some musical instruments (such as trumpets) that you press to play different notes
medical : a structure in the heart, stomach, etc., that temporarily stops the flow of fluid or that allows fluid to move in one direction only
VALVE Defined for Kids
Definition of valve for Students
- a heart valve
medical Definition of valve
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