balanced valve


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balanced valve

[′bal·ənst ‚valv]
(engineering)
A valve having equal fluid pressure in both the opening and closing directions.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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