Kingston valve love

Definitions

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  • n. A valve fitted in the bottom of a ship's fuel, water or ballast tank that allows seawater to enter for the purposes of cleaning and to admit water ballast.

Etymologies

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After its inventor John Kingston (1786-1847), an English engineer.

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