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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valvenoun

    a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

  2. valvenoun

    device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

  3. valvenoun

    control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

  4. valvenoun

    the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs

  5. valvenoun

    one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods

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  1. List of paraphrases for "valve":

    valves, tap, faucet, stopcock, stop-valve, sub-valve

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  1. Charles Schwab:

    Everyone's got it in him, if he'll only make up his mind and stick at it. None of us is born with a stop-valve on his powers or with a set limit to his capacities, There's no limit possible to the expansion of each one of us.

  2. Claudio Semini:

    For us, it was natural to start to design also an arm, and then the plan is to build two arms and have them both on the robot to create a 'centaur' style of robot. And with the two arms the robot can be deployed to the real area where it needs to do any maintenance work or turn a valve in a rescue scenario or pick up a sample in a contaminated area or just clean up radioactive materials; there's a lot of potential future applications where manipulation is really important.

  3. Kyle Edelberg:

    A great example of that would be the Fukushima disaster-- where there was radiation. It was extremely dangerous for humans to go in. And what would have been really great is if we could have sent robots in to do something as simple as turn a valve.

  4. Michael Miller:

    Some patients with a loud faulty valve can even hear the sound of their valve at night when they are trying to fall asleep.

  5. Dan Adamski:

    The new engine controller … controls valve positions, propellants [and] stuff like that going through the engine, just like you’re not using the same computer that you used five years ago, we’re not using the same controller or computer that we used 20 or 30 years ago on the space shuttle main engine.

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