When all the air had been removed, a bleeder valve allowed the outer air to come into the chamber.
"A quitter will quit and a bleeder will bleed," said the Kid sententiously.
Much more helium than necessary was being produced, and the bleeder valve had failed.
For instance, Miss A., herself not a bleeder, comes from a bleeder-family.
The shock of that sudden release had jarred the whole atmosphere inside the reaction chamber, and the bleeder valve had let go.
The diagnosis of bleeder's knee is to be made from the history.
But the bleeder vent at the other end of the reactor had apparently kicked at the same time.
A voice from a far corner called out, "Oui, the bleeder is in the end dugout, old cock!"
A poet with revolutionary leanings, all heart, a bleeder and a believer.
The "fire-doctor" is therefore even a greater character in his way than the "bleeder," whom we have just visited.
bleeder bleed·er (blē'dər)
A person, such as a hemophiliac, who bleeds freely or is subject to frequent hemorrhages.
A blood vessel from which there is uncontrolled bleeding.
A blood vessel severed by trauma or surgery that requires cautery or ligature to arrest the flow of blood.
A person who draws blood from another; a phlebotomist.