cylinder head


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cylinder head

n.
The closed, often detachable, end of a cylinder in an internal-combustion engine.
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cylinder head

n
(Automotive Engineering) the detachable metal casting that fits onto the top of a cylinder block. In an engine it contains part of the combustion chamber and in an overhead-valve four-stroke engine it houses the valves and their operating mechanisms. Sometimes shortened to: head
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cyl′inder head`


n.
(in a reciprocating engine or pump) a detachable plate or cover on the end opposite to that from which the piston rod or connecting rod projects.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cylinder head - a detachable plate that covers the closed end of a cylinder chamber in a reciprocating engine or pumpcylinder head - a detachable plate that covers the closed end of a cylinder chamber in a reciprocating engine or pump
plate - a sheet of metal or wood or glass or plastic
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"That patch we put on the cylinder head's blown out, sir," he reported, "and she's makin' water fast for'ard on the port bow."
Automotive cylinder head gaskets are used in all vehicle types, and vary in thickness based on the engine's design of the manufacturer.
Summary: Automotive cylinder head gaskets are used in all vehicle types, and vary in thickness based on the engine's design of the manufacturer.
The model is to be powered by a 998 cc in-line four-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine that generates 200.2bhp and it is available with a new finger-follower valve actuation for a lighter and more reliable setup and a new red painted cylinder head cover.
The principal application for this product is for automobile engines, particularly the engines cylinder head. ACMZ alloys were developed to address the demanding fabrication and performance requirements of an automotive cylinder head in present and future higher efficiency engines.
The cylinder head is an all new design with two valves per cylinder configuration and with flow tuned ports & combustion chamber to extract maximum from the boosting and for good flow characteristics.
Unfortunately, many airframe manufacturers have, at least in the past, published cylinder head temperature (CHT) limits that many observers believe are too high to ensure longevity.
TOM: What's happening is that right after you start the car, very hot exhaust gases created inside the cylinders are getting through a breach in the cylinder head gasket or the cylinder head, and they're getting into the water jacket (the passages inside the cylinder head that carry the coolant).
Bahrain Alloys Manufacturing Company (Bamco) has been producing at capacity over the past two years and remains the only producer not an aluminium smelter making small ingots of wheel and cylinder head alloys for smaller-tonnage customers.