a valve that slides without lifting to open or close an aperture, as the valves of the ports in the cylinders of certain steam engines.
a valve that slides across an aperture to expose the port or opening
(modifier) fitted with slide valves: a slide-valve engine
noun 1. an inclined surface along which something can slide.
adjective 1. rising or falling, increasing or decreasing, according to a standard or to a set of conditions. 2. operated, adjusted, or moved by sliding: a sliding door. verb (used without object), slid [slid] /slɪd/ (Show IPA), slid or slidden [slid-n] /ˈslɪd n/ (Show IPA), sliding. 1. to move along in continuous contact with a […]
- Sliding fit
noun 1. (engineering) a fit that enables one part to be inserted into another by sliding or pushing, rather than by hammering Also called push fit
- Sliding flap
sliding flap slid·ing flap (slī’dĭng) n. A rectangular flap raised in an elastic area with its free end adjacent to a defect, the defect being covered by stretching the flap longitudinally until the end comes over it. Also called advancement flap.