from The Century Dictionary.
- Shut by pressure or a force acting against gravity or from below, by an upward motion, as a valve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Closed from beneath.
- adjective (Mach.) a valve which shuts by being lifted against a seat facing downward.
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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
under- + shut
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