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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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So we use 3-inch ball floats or 3- by 9-inch shark floats as slipfloats--just a float with a bobber stop, and maybe a small weight above the hook to keep the bait straight under the float.
The OE response question depicted a similarly constructed device using common household materials and asked, Why do you think the plastic ball floats in the stream of fast-moving air?
18: Charles-Cook dashes out of his area to head clear from Long; Ball floats the ball towards the empty net but Sterry runs back to head out.
Jimmy Smith, Birkenhead Trusting by Lil Bordessa, L5 BALL floats in the water, stick in tiny hand Problem how to get it back Onto dry land Leaning over stream, precarious position Boy worries not, safe in the conviction That his loving hound, companion, friend Will never let him down Faithful to the end Hound stands there, mouth full of trousers Stoic, steadfast, until joy of joys A flash of fur darts swiftly by A splash, a cry, a bark, a sigh A passer-by saves furious boy Boy dripping wet, all trust gone Hound returns looking woe-begone No rabbit pie for tea today The wily one got clean away by Lil Bordessa, L5
The leaf blower is placed vertically with a ping pong ball on top, and the faster/harder the student pedals, the higher the ping pong ball floats.
The installation included adapting the towers co include stainless steel dairy pipe fittings and stainless steel air-actuated float valves, instead of standard screwed fittings and copper ball floats.
This ball floats in water, it is filled with oxygen.
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.
A big factor in the success or failure of the drop shot is the amount of time the ball floats in the air before landing.
4:31: At the other end Steven Pressley gets on the end of a Davie Weir flick on, only to watch in agony as the ball floats harmlessly off target.
The film includes several long and repetitive sequences: a colourful ball floats above the Cambridge lane where Charles Darwin used to walk; a geisha slowly revolves while speaking in a robotic voice; images with confusing text snippets speed across the screen; and chunks from a lecture by Richard Dawkins, the evolutionary expert, are endured.
The ball floats down the River Cam after being hit there by Australia's Brett LeePicture/ALLSPORT