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needle valve

noun, Machinery
1.
a valve with a needlelike part, a fine adjustment, or a small opening, especially a valve in which the opening is controlled by a needlelike or conical point that fits into a conical seat.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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needle valve

noun
1.
a valve containing a tapered rod that can be moved in or out to control the flow of a fluid
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