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valve stem

stem1 (def 14).
Origin of valve stem
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for valve stem
  • There was aloud bang and the valve stem was blown out of the top of the cylinder, hitting the ceiling.
  • The licensee is performing a detailed metallurgical examination to determine the failure mode and mechanism of the valve stem.
  • The valve is designed so the valve stem screws into the piston.
  • Remove the valve core and insert a wire down the valve stem to ensure complete deflation.
  • Deflates the tire being removed by opening the valve stem.
  • Remove control air or power from the valve and verify that the valve stem and actuator position do not change.
  • Provide valve stem extensions for valves installed in all piping with insulation.
  • Place the tire gauge over the tire's valve stem and press firmly so that you hear no escaping air.
  • The valve stem lubricator reservoir, pumps and tubing were filled with protective oil.
  • Cylinders that develop leaks in or around the valve stem or fuse plug shall be tagged and removed from service.

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