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Coffee aficionados who monitor the temperature of their coffee drinks like the safety valve of a nuclear reactor will probably be happier with hot milk.
According to a company report, when water gushed into a drum holding hot coke — an oil byproduct — the reaction triggered a safety valve that relieved the pressure.
The field hospital was built, in part, as a safety valve for times like this.Inside a Rhode Island field hospital, preparing for the worst of the pandemic|Lenny Bernstein|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
“This is the only place in the souk you can buy safety pins,” he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The accident rate in Asia has marred what was in 2014 a banner year for aviation safety.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not for the benefit of the harasser, of course, but for your own safety.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
There was virtually no government oversight of safety and operational standards.
To Berthier, if to any one, Bonaparte entrusted his secret designs, for he knew that he could do so in safety.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
These residents then killed the parish priest, and without arms fled for safety to the mountain ravines.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Juan de Messa lost his head, and ran down stairs, thinking that his safety lay there.
In short, in a few minutes, he might have the safety of his father, and the preservation of Europe in his hand.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
In that instant I felt fingers tighten on my arm, tighten till they bit into the flesh, and I was pulled back into safety.Uncanny Tales|Various