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The principal function of a stop valve is to

A. Control the flow of steam from the boiler to the main pipe and to shut off the steam completely when required

B. Empty the boiler when required and to discharge the mud, scale or sediments which are accumulated at the bottom of the boiler

C. Put off fire in the furnace of the boiler when the level of water in the boiler falls to an unsafe limit

D. Increase the temperature of saturated steam without raising its pressure

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