needle valve

[1] A valve with a needle-shaped pin that can be moved to control the flow of a fluid.
[2] The valve, in a carburetor, which controls the amount of gasoline flowing from the pump to the float chamber

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  • needle valve — n. a thin, tapered valve that is usually precisely set to control the flow of fluid through a cone shaped opening: used esp. in carburetors …   English World dictionary

  • Needle valve — Giffard steam water injector (B needle valve). A needle valve …   Wikipedia

  • needle valve — adatinė sklendė statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. needle valve vok. Nadelventil, n rus. игольчатый вентиль, m pranc. valve à pointeau, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • needle valve — adatinis vožtuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. needle valve vok. Nadelventil, n rus. игольчатый клапан, m pranc. soupape à pointeau, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • needle valve — /ˈnidl vælv/ (say needl valv) noun a valve with a needle like part, a fine adjustment, or a small opening, especially a valve in which the opening is controlled by a needle like or conical point which fits into a conical seat …   Australian English dictionary

  • needle valve — A fluid control valve that uses a long tapered needle to finely control the amount of fluid passing through the orifice. The more the needle is in, the lesser is the amount of flow, and vice versa. It can be adjusted as required …   Aviation dictionary

  • needle valve — noun A type of valve having a small orifice and a needle like plunger, allowing precise regulation of generally small flow rates …   Wiktionary

  • needle valve — noun : a valve consisting essentially of a slender pointed rod or needle fitting into a conoidal seat and capable of fine adjustment …   Useful english dictionary

  • needle valve — Mach. a valve with a needlelike part, a fine adjustment, or a small opening, esp. a valve in which the opening is controlled by a needlelike or conical point that fits into a conical seat. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • needle valve — nee′dle valve n. mac a valve with a needlelike part, a fine adjustment, or a small opening • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

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