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When the valve is in its middle position it generally more than covers the steam ports.

One in which the steam pressure on the top and bottom of the valve is nearly equalized.

The valve and pressure gauge had been recovered after a considerable search, and the tank could be refilled with the others.

The Wailing OctopusHarold Leland Goodwin

The reader must remember that the valve shown in the section is only diagrammatic.

How it WorksArchibald Williams

Having opened the vent pipe valve and relieved the pressure, open the valve in the water filling tube.

On Friday the flywheel came loose six times, the muffler four, and the valve spring fell off and stayed off.

The Texas was kept at a rate of one hundred and sixty-five pounds of steam, with the valve wide open.

The link, in moving with the action of the eccentrics, carries with it the slide, and thence motion is communicated to the valve.

At the present time there is no other system of valve working so reliable as this.

The lift should in no case exceed one-fourth of the diameter of the valve, and it is generally much less than this.

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