Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A valve which controls the opening of a steam-pipe or steam-port.
  • noun Specifically, an admission-valve; a valve for admitting steam to the inlet of a cylinder, as distinguished from an exhaust-valve.

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Examples

  • Watson, in his prisonplanet article, comments, The notion that the U.S. government gave orders for Army top brass to execute Pat Tillman in cold blood is the most damaging indictment of the Iraq war since it began, trumping the lies about weapons of mass destruction tenfold, but if the establishment media continue to soft-peddle and steam-valve one of the biggest stories of the century its impact will be completely diluted.

    Did Bush Admin Order Tillman Murdered to Silence Him?

  • "The notion that the U.S. government gave orders for Army top brass to execute Pat Tillman in cold blood is the most damaging indictment of the Iraq war since it began, trumping the lies about weapons of mass destruction tenfold, but if the establishment media continue to soft-peddle and steam-valve one of the biggest stories of the century its impact will be completely diluted."

    Did Bush Admin Order Tillman Murdered to Silence Him?

  • Watson, in his prisonplanet article, comments, The notion that the U.S. government gave orders for Army top brass to execute Pat Tillman in cold blood is the most damaging indictment of the Iraq war since it began, trumping the lies about weapons of mass destruction tenfold, but if the establishment media continue to soft-peddle and steam-valve one of the biggest stories of the century its impact will be completely diluted.

    Printing: Did Bush Admin Order Tillman Murdered to Silence Him?

  • "The notion that the U.S. government gave orders for Army top brass to execute Pat Tillman in cold blood is the most damaging indictment of the Iraq war since it began, trumping the lies about weapons of mass destruction tenfold, but if the establishment media continue to soft-peddle and steam-valve one of the biggest stories of the century its impact will be completely diluted."

    Did Bush Admin Order Tillman Murdered to Silence Him?

  • "The notion that the U.S. government gave orders for Army top brass to execute Pat Tillman in cold blood is the most damaging indictment of the Iraq war since it began, trumping the lies about weapons of mass destruction tenfold, but if the establishment media continue to soft-peddle and steam-valve one of the biggest stories of the century its impact will be completely diluted."

    Did Bush Admin Order Tillman Murdered to Silence Him?

  • A Sioux chief, wishing to stop the train, but not knowing how to work the regulator, had opened wide instead of closing the steam-valve, and the locomotive was plunging forward with terrific velocity.

    Around the World in 80 Days

  • The steam-valve is a packed slide with but little lap, and the expansion-valve is an adjustable slide working on the back of the steam-valve.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860

  • The steam-valve, for which patent is pending, is new in principle.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 470, January 3, 1885

  • Instead of the application of whip and spur, the gentle touch of the steam-valve gave life and motion to the novel machine.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 57, July, 1862

  • The third engineer was standing by the steam-valve.

    Typhoon, and other stories

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