discharge valve

[1] Valve on the outlet side of a reciprocating pump. The opposite is suction valve.
[2] In an air conditioner system, a device used to check high side pressures, usually referred to as the high side service valve
[3] A device used to check high side pressures. Usually referred to as the high side service valve

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