mixing valve

  1. a valve receiving water from both a hot-water and a cold-water line and controlling the relative amount of water admitted from each.

Origin of mixing valve

First recorded in 1900–05

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How to use mixing valve in a sentence

  • Seaton slowly turned the mixing valve, a little with each advance of his lever, until pure oxygen flowed through the pipes.

    The Skylark of Space | Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • Others have a Y shaped mixing valve at some distance from the burning tip, as shown in Figure 78.

  • A good way to get this discharge is to hold the starting switch in and set mixing valve lever at lean point or wide open.

  • Tom ignored him, and making a guess adjustment of the mixing valve, opened the gas and threw the wheel over.

    Tom Slade on a Transport | Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • "Then here goes for a fast ride," declared Jack, reaching for the handle controlling the mixing valve of the carburetor.

    Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal | G. Harvey Ralphson