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.)

cut and spread open, as in preparation for cooking

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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

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5. butterfly (v.)

flutter like a butterfly

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6. valve (n.)

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

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7. valve (n.)

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

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8. valve (n.)

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

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10. valve (n.)

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

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