Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Closed from beneath.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ shut

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