inlet valve closes

(IVC) A British term for intake valve closes

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  • intake valve — The poppet valve that opens to permit the fuel mixture into the cylinder. It closes during the compression and combustion strokes. Some engines have more than one intake valve to each cylinder. The British term is inlet valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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