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mixing valve

noun
1.
a valve receiving water from both a hot-water and a cold-water line and controlling the relative amount of water admitted from each.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples from the web for mixing valve
  • Temperature and water pressure gauges and regulators required at each mixing valve outlet.
  • Eye wash to be plumbed directly to the thermostatic mixing valve.
  • New work to include new drain lines, new mixing valve and shower head.
  • Lavatory faucets provided with a mixing valve or combination faucet.
  • Furnished with hot and cold running water tempered by means of a mixing valve or combination faucet.
  • In many cases the clothing washer does not have direct hot water supply before a mixing valve.
  • Because of the mixing valve in single-handed faucets, it is difficult to collect a sample that is from the cold water source only.
  • Each hand washing lavatory shall be provided with hot and cold water tempered by means of a mixing valve or combination faucet.
  • All adult handwash sinks must be provided with hot and cold water tempered by a mixing valve, soap, and sanitary towels.
  • The hand washing sink can accomplish the accurate temperature through a mixing valve or combination faucet.

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