Meaning of VALVE in English
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A valve is a device attached to a pipe or a tube which controls the flow of air or liquid through the pipe or tube.
A valve is a small piece of tissue in your heart or in a vein which controls the flow of blood and keeps it flowing in one direction only.
He also has problems with a heart valve.
see also safety valve
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006