What is another word for relief valve?

9 synonyms found


[ ɹɪlˈiːf vˈalv], [ ɹɪlˈiːf vˈalv], [ ɹ_ɪ_l_ˈiː_f v_ˈa_l_v]

A "relief valve" is a term used in engineering to describe a safety device that releases pressure within a system to prevent damage or failure. There are several synonyms for this term, including pressure relief valve, safety valve, pressure safety valve, and relief culvert. These synonyms are typically used interchangeably in the industry, depending on the context and type of system being discussed. Regardless of the term used, the purpose of a relief valve remains the same - to provide a safety mechanism that protects a system from over-pressurization and potential damage or failure.

Synonyms for Relief valve:

How to use "Relief valve" in context?

When there is a problem with the plumbing, oftentimes the first step is to try to fix the problem where it is. This is usually done by using a plunger or snake to clear the obstruction and trying to snake water through to the other end. If this doesn't work, then the next step is to try to open up the obstruction with a plunger or plunger with a relief valve on it. If those don't work, the next step is to use a plumber's snake. If that still doesn't work, then the only option left is to call a plumber.

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