Meaning of Valves

English: Valves
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

any device for halting or controlling the flow of a liquid, gas, or other material through a passage, pipe, inlet, outlet, etc.

Definition: 2

a hinged lid or other movable part that closes or modifies the passage in such a device.

Definition: 3

Anatomy. a membranous fold or other structure that controls the flow of a fluid, as one that permits blood to flow in one direction only.

Definition: 4

(in musical wind instruments of the trumpet class) a device for changing the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone.

Definition: 5

Zoology. one of the two or more separable pieces composing certain shells. either half of the silicified shell of a diatom.