ball float

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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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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 softly from 8 feet and almost sighs through the net with one second left.