valve-in-head engine

[ valv-in-hed ]
/ ˈvælv ɪnˈhɛd /

noun


Nearby words

  1. valve gear,
  2. valve lifter,
  3. valve spring,
  4. valve stem,
  5. valve trombone,
  6. valved,
  7. valvelet,
  8. valvoplasty,
  9. valvotomy,
  10. valvula

Origin of valve-in-head engine

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for valve-in-head engine

valve-in-head engine

noun

the US name for overhead-valve engine
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