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handwheel

[hand-hweel, -weel] /ˈhændˌʰwil, -ˌwil/
noun
1.
a wheel, as a valve wheel, turned by hand.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; hand + wheel
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  • The briefing specifically addressed handling cylinders in a manner to prevent contact with the valve handwheel.
  • The handwheel will disengage and the valve will remain in the current position.

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