Definitions for "Vacuum Breaker"
A mechanical device that automatically vents a water line to the atmosphere when subjected to a partial or full vacuum, thus preventing entrapment on main drains or skimmers.
a type of backflow prevention device which prevents the reverse flow of water from a potentially contaminated source to the potable water supply by allowing air to enter the supply line to break the vacuum or siphon condition.
Anti-siphoning device that keeps contaminated water from entering your water supply through induction of air.