Definition of Piston valve. Meaning of Piston valve. Synonyms of Piston valve

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Definition of Piston valve

Piston valve
Piston Pis"ton, n. [F. piston; cf. It. pistone piston, also pestone a large pestle; all fr. L. pinsere, pistum, to pound, to stamp. See Pestle, Pistil.] (Mach.) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists of a short cylinder fitting within a cylindrical vessel along which it moves, back and forth. It is used in steam engines to receive motion from the steam, and in pumps to transmit motion to a fluid; also for other purposes. Piston head (Steam Eng.), that part of a piston which is made fast to the piston rod. Piston rod, a rod by which a piston is moved, or by which it communicates motion. Piston valve (Steam Eng.), a slide valve, consisting of a piston, or connected pistons, working in a cylindrical case which is provided with ports that are traversed by the valve.

Meaning of Piston valve from wikipedia

- for other applications of piston valves, see piston valve. piston valves are one form of valve used to control the flow of steam within a steam engine
- § internal combustion engine. for piston valves on steam locomotives, see piston valve (steam engine). a piston valve is a device used to control the
- an angle seat piston valve is a pneumatically-controlled valve with a piston actuator providing linear actuation to lift a seal off its seat. the seat
- valve (invented by heinrich stölzel in 1814) was an early variety. the piston valve found in the majority of valved br**** instruments was invented in 1838
- trofimov, troffimoff or trofimof) is a springless pressure-compensation piston valve for steam locomotives. the function of the valve is to improve efficiency
- gradually su****ded by piston valves, particularly in engines using superheated steam. there were two reasons for this: with piston valves, the steam p****ages
- 9.0:1 with a bore/stroke of 97 × 80 mm. the engine is fed by a 39 mm piston-valve carburetor. the front suspension is managed by two conventional cartridge
- baritone, is a low-pitched br**** instrument in the saxhorn family. it is a piston-valve br**** instrument with a bore that is mostly conical, like the flugelhorn