follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

globe valve

noun
1.
a valve with a globular body, closed by a disk seating on an opening in an internal wall.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for globe valve
  • The globe valve was of a conventional design and had no special packing.
  • These lines have a globe valve and a flow meter which restricts the flow.
  • Use ball, gate, or globe valve if specific type valve is not indicated.
  • The water flow rate was adjusted by throttling the pump with a globe valve.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for globe valve

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for globe

8
11
Scrabble Words With Friends