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What Exactly is a Valve?
A valve is a very simple mechanism. Valves can be found everywhere, in nature, life, and industry. Even your bathroom taps are valves. The dictionary definition provides a good starting point:
l any device for halting or controlling the flow of a liquid, gas, or other material through a passage, pipe, inlet, outlet, etc.
l a hinged lid or other movable part that closes or modifies the passage in such a device.
l Anatomy. a membranous fold or other structure that controls the flow of a fluid, as one that permits blood to flow in one direction only.
l to provide with a means of controlling the flow of liquid, gas, etc, by inserting a valve.
verb (used with object), valved, valving.
l Simply put, a valve is a way of controlling the flow of liquid or any media through obstructing its pathway.