Synonyms and Antonyms for butterfly-valve

1. butterfly valve (n.)

a valve in a carburetor that consists of a disc that turns and acts as a throttle


2. butterfly (v.)

talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions


3. butterfly (n.)

a swimming stroke in which the arms are thrown forward together out of the water while the feet kick up and down


4. butterfly (v.)

cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking

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5. butterfly (v.)

flutter like a butterfly


7. valve (n.)

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


8. valve (n.)

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


10. valve (n.)

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