suction valve

noun

a nonreturn valve in a pump suction to prevent the pump draining or depriming when not in serviceAlso called: foot valve

Nearby words

  1. suction cup,
  2. suction drainage,
  3. suction lipectomy,
  4. suction pump,
  5. suction stop,
  6. suctorial,
  7. suctorian,
  8. sud,
  9. sudafed,
  10. sudamen

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