válvula

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Noun[edit]

válvula f (plural válvules)

  1. valve (device that controls flow of gas or fluid)
  2. (anatomy) valve (in anatomy)

Portuguese[edit]

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válvula

Etymology[edit]

From Latin valvula, diminutive of valva (leaf of a double or folding door).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈvaw.vu.la/, /ˈvaw.vu.lɐ/
  • Hyphenation: vál‧vu‧la

Noun[edit]

válvula f (plural válvulas)

  1. valve (device that controls flow of gas or fluid)
  2. (anatomy) valve (membrane which permits the passage of the contents of a vessel or cavity in one direction)
  3. (electronics) vacuum tube
  4. the regulator of a steam engine or pressure cooker
  5. (botany) valve (small portion of certain anthers, which opens like a trapdoor)

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin vālvula, diminutive of valva "leaf of a door".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈba̠lβula̠/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

válvula f (plural válvulas)

  1. valve

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