induction valve

/ɪnˈdʌkʃən vælv/ (say in'dukshuhn valv)

noun
the valve through which the explosive charge is drawn into the cylinder of a reciprocating engine.
Also, induction port, inlet valve.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Induction valve — Induction In*duc tion, n. [L. inductio: cf. F. induction. See {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. [1913 Webster] I know not you; nor am I well pleased to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induction valve — induction port or induction valve noun A port or valve by which steam, or an explosive mixture, is admitted to the cylinder of an engine • • • Main Entry: ↑induct …   Useful english dictionary

  • Induction — In*duc tion, n. [L. inductio: cf. F. induction. See {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. [1913 Webster] I know not you; nor am I well pleased to make this… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induction coil — Induction In*duc tion, n. [L. inductio: cf. F. induction. See {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. [1913 Webster] I know not you; nor am I well pleased to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induction pipe — Induction In*duc tion, n. [L. inductio: cf. F. induction. See {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. [1913 Webster] I know not you; nor am I well pleased to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Induction port — Induction In*duc tion, n. [L. inductio: cf. F. induction. See {Induct}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inducting or bringing in; introduction; entrance; beginning; commencement. [1913 Webster] I know not you; nor am I well pleased to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induction port — or induction valve noun A port or valve by which steam, or an explosive mixture, is admitted to the cylinder of an engine • • • Main Entry: ↑induct …   Useful english dictionary

  • valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • induction — [1] The imparting of electricity into one object, not connected, to another by the influence of magnetic fields. Found in automobiles in coils and solenoids. [2] The intake of air and fuel through the carburetor, inlet manifold, and inlet ports… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • induction compass — A form of navigation instrument that gets its directional reference from the lines of the magnetic flux of the earth cutting across the windings of a flux valve mounted in the aircraft. The output signal of the flux valve is smoothed with gyros… …   Aviation dictionary

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