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English Dictionary: four-way by the DICT Development Group
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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Four-way \Four"-way`\, a.
      Allowing passage in either of four directions; as, a four-way
      cock, or valve. --Francis.
      {Four-way cock}, a cock connected with four pipes or ports,
            and having two or more passages in the plug, by which the
            adjacent pipes or ports may be made to communicate;
            formerly used as a valve in the steam engine, and now for
            various other purposes. In the illustration, a leads to
            the upper end of a steam engine cylinder, and b to the
            lower end; c is the steam pipe, and d the exhaust pipe.
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