Advertisement

Advertisement

hemi-head

or hem·i·head

[ hem-i-hed ]

noun

  1. a cylinder head having hemispherical combustion chambers.
  2. an engine having such a cylinder head; a hemi.


adjective

  1. of or relating to such an engine:

    a hemi-head V-eight.

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of hemi-head1

First recorded in 1960–65

Advertisement

Word of the Day

petrichor

[pet-ri-kawr]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


hemiglobinhemihedral