ball float

ball float

[′bȯl ‚flōt]
(mechanical engineering)
A floating device, usually approximately spherical, which is used to operate a ball valve.

ball float

A floating device, usually approx. spherical in shape, which is used to operate a ball valve.
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A woman sawed in half ends with a burst of (fake) blood; a disappearing elephant is actually a cow in a silly costume; the method for making a ball float is revealed.
Impossible task Rayo competed well during the first 45 minutes, but were nearly undone by a moment of genius when Messi lobbed Suarez's lofted pass over the onrushing Alvarez only to see the ball float into the side-netting.
Krul seemed happy to let the ball float over his head but it hit the post and bounced to safety.
A Lycra coating makes this palm-sized ball float and bounce on the H2O, skimming across the surface at speed - it's an absolute must-have.
Sigurdsson's free-kick was weakly headed away by Bosingwa, and a swing of Sinclair's left foot saw the ball float over Cech into the far corner, although the winger was restrained in his celebrations in front of the travelling support.
The UK's best selling steam trap range, Spirax Sarco's FT ball float series, has been expanded with the addition of the FTGS14 version featuring a stainless steel base for longer life.
Alpine air makes the ball float, so you'll need to hit with a topspin to keep the ball within the base line.
Dublin shotstopper was relieved to see the ball float just inches over his crossbar.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Ball Float Steam Trap With Thermostatic Air
TOILET BALL FLOATS If your toilet ball float has a leak and is filling up with water you can temporarily fix it by unscrewing it from its fitting, pouring out any water and wrapping it in a small sealed plastic bag.
He added: "Under the subcontract, Supershield had an obligation both to install the ball float valve and lever arm and to carry out any adjustments to it which were necessary to ensure that it was operating correctly.