Priming valve


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Priming valve (Steam Eng) a spring safety valve applied to the cylinder of a steam engine for discharging water carried into the cylinder by priming.
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In literature:

It will prime, but not as readily as with priming valve in good condition.
"The Traveling Engineers' Association" by Anonymous

In news:

Protective coatings maker Dampney Company Inc has introduced a self-priming, high-gloss, high-solids coating designed for utility meters, valves and commercial and industrial equipment.
Oil began to flow today into the first major export pipeline linking Kazakhstan's Caspian oil fields to world markets, after the prime minister, Kasymzhomart Tokayev, formally opened a valve at a ceremony in Atyrau.