a device that, when actuated by a gas or vapor pressure above a predetermined level, opens and allows the gas or vapor to escape until its pressure is reduced to a pressure equal to or below that of the predetermined level.
Compare relief valve.
a harmless outlet for emotion, tension, etc.
a valve in a pressure vessel that allows fluid to escape when a predetermined level of pressure has been reached
a harmless outlet for emotion, energy, tension, etc
noun 1. a leather made of goatskin or sheepskin, usually dyed in bright colors. noun 1. leather tanned with sumach and usually dyed a bright colour
noun 1. a thistlelike composite plant, Carthamus tinctorius, native to the Old World, having finely toothed leaves and large, orange-red flower heads. 2. its dried florets, used medicinally or as a red dyestuff. noun 1. a thistle-like Eurasian annual plant, Carthamus tinctorius, having large heads of orange-yellow flowers and yielding a dye and an oil […]
noun 1. an oil expressed or extracted fromsafflower seeds, used in cooking, as a salad oil, and as a vehicle for medicines, paints, varnishes, etc.
noun 1. Also called vegetable gold. a crocus, Crocus sativus, having showy purple flowers. 2. an orange-colored condiment consisting of its dried stigmas, used to color and flavor foods. 3. Also, saffron yellow. a yellowish-orange color. noun 1. an Old World crocus, Crocus sativus, having purple or white flowers with orange stigmas 2. the dried […]