valve-in-head engine


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valve-in-head engine

(vălv′ĭn-hĕd′)
n.
An internal-combustion engine, as in some automobiles, that has the inlet and exhaust valves in the cylinder head instead of in the engine block.

valve-in-head engine

n
(Automotive Engineering) the US name for overhead-valve engine
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Noun1.valve-in-head engine - internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder headvalve-in-head engine - internal-combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head
internal-combustion engine, ICE - a heat engine in which combustion occurs inside the engine rather than in a separate furnace; heat expands a gas that either moves a piston or turns a gas turbine