Synonyms and Antonyms for clapper-valve

1. clapper valve (n.)

a simple valve with a hinge on one side; allows fluid to flow in only one direction

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2. valve-in-head engine (n.)

internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head

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3. clapper (n.)

metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

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4. clapper (n.)

a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

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5. clapper (n.)

someone who applauds

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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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9. valve (n.)

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

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10. valve (n.)

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

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