cutoff valve


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cutoff valve

[′kət‚ȯf ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A valve used to stop the flow of steam to the cylinder of a steam engine.
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Angle stops are cutoff valves with an ovalshaped handle generally located just below kitchen and bathroom sinks.
My classroom is a science lab, I take the time to show other teachers where the master cutoff valves are for the natural gas and water lines.
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.
Concrete manholes valves equipped with cutoff valves, clearing assembly ramifications for draining drain valves, flange adapters, spare passage.