from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a valve or cock acted upon by a float. See Float, 1 (b).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A valve to which is attached a float for regulating the flow of a liquid. As the level of the liquid changes, the float rises or falls, thus closing or opening the valve.


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