temperature-actuated pressure relief valve

temperature-actuated pressure relief valve

[′tem·prə·chər ¦ak·chə‚wād·əd ′presh·ər ri¦lēf ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
A pressure relief valve which operates when subjected to increased external or internal temperature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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