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Synonyms for safety valve
safe·ty valve

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Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. safety valve, relief valve, escape valve, escape cock, escapenoun

    a valve in a container in which pressure can build up (as a steam boiler); it opens automatically when the pressure reaches a dangerous level

    leakage, escape valve, leak, escape cock, escapism, dodging, escape, evasion, flight, outflow, relief valve

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  1. Giuliano Amato:

    I wrote Article 50, so I know it well, my intention was that it should be a classic safety valve that was there, but never used. It is like having a fire extinguisher that should never have to be used. Instead, the fire happened.

  2. Morgan Griffith:

    I think it’s a tool that we ought to have as member, it’s a safety valve that allows members to say, ‘Wait a minute. This agency isn’t working right and we think there’s a better way to do it.’.

  3. Albert Smith:

    Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.

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