Synonyms for valve

Synonyms for (noun) valve

Synonyms: valve

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

Similar words: shell

Definition: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod


Synonyms: valve

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

Similar words: shell

Definition: the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod


Synonyms: valve

Definition: control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid

Similar words: control, controller

Definition: a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine

Usage: the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly; I turned the controls over to her


Synonyms: valve

Definition: device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water


Synonyms: valve

Definition: a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure