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lifting device

[′lift·iŋ di‚vīs]
(engineering)
A device to manually open a pressure relief valve by decreasing the spring loading in order to determine if the valve is in working order.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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