globe valve


noun

a valve with a globular body, closed by a disk seating on an opening in an internal wall.

Nearby words

  1. globe artichoke,
  2. globe lightning,
  3. globe theater,
  4. globe theatre,
  5. globe thistle,
  6. globe-trot,
  7. globefish,
  8. globeflower,
  9. globesity,
  10. globetrot

Origin of globe valve

First recorded in 1870–75

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