sleeve valve

Consists of metal sleeves located between the piston and cylinder wall. When moved up and down, holes in the sleeves coincide with inlet and exhaust parts to provide passage for the gases at the right time.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • sleeve valve — noun : an admission and exhaust valve on an internal combustion engine that consists of one or two hollow sleeves fitting around the interior of the cylinder and moving as the piston moves so that openings in them come into line with inlet and… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sleeve valve — sklandinis vožtuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. sleeve valve; slide valve vok. Schieberventil, n rus. золотниковый клапан, m pranc. valve à tiroir, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • sleeve valve — /ˈsliv vælv/ (say sleev valv) noun a thin metal sleeve with ports cut in it which is made to rotate and reciprocate between the cylinder and the piston of an internal combustion engine so that it acts either as an inlet or exhaust valve …   Australian English dictionary

  • sleeve valve — an intake or exhaust valve for an engine, consisting of one or more sleeves reciprocating within a cylinder, so that ports in the cylinder and in the sleeves are opposed at regular intervals to open the valve. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleeve valve — noun a valve in the form of a cylinder which slides to cover and uncover an inlet or outlet …   English new terms dictionary

  • sleeve-valve engine — sleeveˈ valve engine noun A type of engine in which two cylindrical metal sleeves, one inside the other, slide up and down on a film of oil, providing intake and exhaust passages as the port openings pass each other • • • Main Entry: ↑sleeve …   Useful english dictionary

  • Valve — This article is about the flow control device. For the game developer, see Valve Corporation. For the electronic component, see Vacuum tube. For other uses, see Valve (disambiguation). These water valves are operated by handles. A valve is a… …   Wikipedia

  • sleeve — n. 1 the part of a garment that wholly or partly covers an arm. 2 the cover of a gramophone record. 3 a tube enclosing a rod or smaller tube. 4 a a wind sock. b a drogue towed by an aircraft. Phrases and idioms: roll up one s sleeves prepare to… …   Useful english dictionary

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