overflow-valve love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A valve in an injector designed to allow the first water lifted by the injector to overflow or run off.


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  • Grinders and Grinders West couldn't be more different, although there is, come to think of it, a slight overflow-valve quality to the food service at the western venue: Customers can order off the Grinders menu if they don't find anything they like on chef Steve Brucker's menu at Grinders West (and vice versa).

    The Pitch | Complete Issue 2009


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