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Words nearby valve gear
Example sentences from the Web for valve gear
The youth reached the valve-gear at the same time, and the hands of both grasped the wheel.
H B is proportional to the lift of the valve, and O H to the motion of the valve-gear when out of contact with the valve-lifters.
The blast was secured by a fan, and the valve-gear was worked by cams instead of eccentrics.
It was not yet time to start the engine, but Croly sprang to the valve-gear to let on the steam.
Any device by which a steam-engine operates the valves which admit steam to the cylinder is called "valve-gear."The Story of Great Inventions|Elmer Ellsworth Burns