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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little-used form of small valve in which the spindle and valve are on one side, at right angles to the plane of the two outlets. The angle-valve, in which the spindle is in the plane of the two outlets and in line with one of them, is more common.


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