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needle valve [4 records]

Record 1 2017-05-31

English

Subject field(s)
  • Taps and Plumbing Accessories
DEF

A valve with a circular outlet through which the flow is controlled by means of a tapered needle which extends through the outlet, reducing the area of the outlet as it advances and enlarging the area as it retreats.

OBS

needle valve: term officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Robinetterie et accessoires
DEF

Robinet dont la section circulaire est obturée par un tampon conique plus ou moins effilé, à déplacement axial.

OBS

robinet à pointeau : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

Spanish

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Record 2 2013-11-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Equipment (Chemistry)
  • Analytical Chemistry
DEF

A slender, pointed rod fitting in a hole or circular or conoidal seat ...

French

Domaine(s)
  • Équipement (Chimie)
  • Chimie analytique
CONT

Ce contrôleur de débit est alimenté en gaz vecteur par une vanne aiguille de précision, cette vanne aiguille permettant de régler rapidement le débit du gaz vecteur dans le système chromatographique et en particulier dans la colonne.

Key term(s)
  • vanne à aiguille

Spanish

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Record 3 1986-04-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Fueling Systems (Motor Vehicles)
CONT

As the tang moves up in response to arising fuel level, the tang pushes the needle valve into its seat to shut off the flow of fuel into the float bowl.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Alimentation (Véhicules automobiles)
CONT

Lorsque le niveau maximum est atteint [dans la cuve à niveau constant], le flotteur agit sur le pointeau qui ferme l'arrivée.

Spanish

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Record 4 1982-11-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Shipbuilding

French

Domaine(s)
  • Constructions navales

Spanish

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