mixing valve

/ˈmɪksɪŋ vælv/ (say 'miksing valv)

noun
a valve controlling a single outlet receiving water from both hot-water and cold-water pipes.
Also, mixing tap, mixing faucet.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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