ball float

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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Students were also able to articulate how the two kinds of air worked together to make the ball float, which attests to growth in understanding of the complex relationship of variables (Basca & Grotzer, 2001).
The amazing Guardiola Pep Guardiola was brought to Man City to add a bit of magic but this pic proves he's taking that a bit too literally as he makes a ball float in mid-air using the power of his mind.
While Cummings was one of those to volunteer to take a penatly, Stubbs insisted there would be no repeat of the player's antics in the Scottish Cup semi-final against Dundee United when he tried to chip the keeper only to see the ball float over the bar.
A woman sawed in half ends with a burst of (fake) blood; a disappearing elephant is actually a cow in a silly costume; the method for making a ball float is revealed.
Impossible task Rayo competed well during the first 45 minutes, but were nearly undone by a moment of genius when Messi lobbed Suarez's lofted pass over the onrushing Alvarez only to see the ball float into the side-netting.
Krul seemed happy to let the ball float over his head but it hit the post and bounced to safety.
A Lycra coating makes this palm-sized ball float and bounce on the H2O, skimming across the surface at speed - it's an absolute must-have.
Sigurdsson's free-kick was weakly headed away by Bosingwa, and a swing of Sinclair's left foot saw the ball float over Cech into the far corner, although the winger was restrained in his celebrations in front of the travelling support.
This system is simpler than a ballcock valve because it does not need a ball float or float rod.
The UK's best selling steam trap range, Spirax Sarco's FT ball float series, has been expanded with the addition of the FTGS14 version featuring a stainless steel base for longer life.
The Spirax Sarco ball float trap range provides condensate drainage and air venting for process, heating and mains drainage applications and is said to be suitable for steam systems with varying flow rates.