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Engelsk navneord: valve

1. valve (i anatomi) a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it


Mindre specifikke termeranatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure


Mere specifikke termercardiac valve, heart valve, ileocecal valve, valvelet, valvula, valvule


Omfatter disse overordnede termerheart, pump, ticker

2. valve (om genstand) device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone


Mindre specifikke termerdevice


Omfatter disse overordnede termerbrass, brass instrument

3. valve (om genstand) control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid


Mindre specifikke termercontrol, controller


Mere specifikke termeraccelerator, ball valve, butterfly valve, choke, clack, clack valve, clapper valve, escape, escape cock, escape valve, exhaust valve, intake valve, poppet, poppet valve, relief valve, safety valve, slide valve, throttle, throttle valve


Omfatter disse specifikke termerhandwheel, handwheel

4. valve (om dyr) the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs


Mindre specifikke termershell

5. valve (om dyr) one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods


Mindre specifikke termershell









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