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In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed.
A governor, or speed limiter, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine.
Rochdale is a market town in Greater Manchester, England, positioned at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, north-northwest of Oldham, and north-northeast of the city of Manchester.
The slide valve is a rectilinear valve used to control the admission of steam into, and emission of exhaust from, the cylinder of a steam engine.
Stationary steam engines are fixed steam engines used for pumping or driving mills and factories, and for power generation.
A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.