Synonyms for safety valve |

Synonyms and antonyms for safety valve

1. safety (n.)

the state of being certain that adverse effects will not be caused by some agent under defined conditions

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2. safety (n.)

a safe place


3. valve (n.)

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


4. valve (n.)

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


5. safety (n.)

(baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely


6. safety (n.)

a device designed to prevent injury or accidents


8. valve (n.)

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


9. safety (n.)

contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse


10. valve (n.)

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