valve stem

Origin of valve stem

First recorded in 1830–40

Words Nearby valve stem Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use valve stem in a sentence

  • In this groove is a steel roller upon a pin attached to the bell crank operating the main valve stem.

  • valve stem guides and valve stems must be machined very accurately to insure correct action.

    Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The amount of clearance allowed depends entirely upon the design of the engine and length of valve stem.

    Aviation Engines | Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The stem of the handle has at its lower end a crank bend, which engages with the outer end of the valve stem.

  • The eccentric usually conveys its force through a connecting rod to the valve stem, which moves the valve.

    Farm Engines and How to Run Them | James H. Stephenson