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Valve (disambiguation) facts for kids

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A valve is a device that regulates the flow of fluids.

Valve may also refer to:

  • Valve Corporation, a computer software/games company responsible for the best-selling Half-Life games
  • Valve hall, a building which contains the valves of the static inverters of an HVDC plant
  • Mercury arc valve, a type of electrical rectifier which converts alternating current into direct current
  • Poppet valve, a valve consisting of a hole and a tapered plug on the end of a shaft
  • Heart valve, valves in the heart that maintain the unidirectional flow of blood
  • Vein valve, valves in veins and other fluid cords in body
  • Valve Records, a record label
  • Valve Recordings, a record label
  • Thermionic valve, an electronic component otherwise known as a vacuum tube
  • Valve is one of eight overlapping shells on a chiton mollusc
  • Valve Sound System
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