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diaphragm valve

[′dī·ə‚fram ‚valv]
(engineering)
A fluid valve in which the open-close element is a flexible diaphragm; used for fluids containing suspended solids, but limited to low-pressure systems.
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diaphragm valve

A valve whose action is controlled by fluid pressure on a diaphragm.
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