Cutoff valve | Article about cutoff valve by The Free Dictionary
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cutoff valve[′kət‚ȯf ‚valv]
A valve used to stop the flow of steam to the cylinder of a steam engine.
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Ball valves are cutoff valves
installed near various junctures of the plumbing systems and are used to cut off water to specific sections of the household, usually by shifting the internal brass open-ended ball by 90 degrees.
Tenders are invited for Installation of Cutoff Valves
To Propane Supply System
One of the remaining sources of lead in residential drinking water is cutoff valves