side-valve engine

noun

a type of internal-combustion engine in which the inlet and exhaust valves are in the cylinder block at the side of the pistonsCompare overhead-valve engine

Nearby words

  1. side-on,
  2. side-saddle,
  3. side-splitting,
  4. side-swipe,
  5. side-table,
  6. side-way,
  7. side-wheel,
  8. sidearm,
  9. sidearms,
  10. sideband

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012