Cylinder Head

Technology / Motorcycle / Cylinder Head: A casting that caps the cylinder and contains the valves and combustion chamber.

Other Words for Head

Head Noun Synonyms: front, vanguard, forefront, van, fore-part
Head Adjective Synonyms: skull, pate, cranium, dome, coco(nut), belfry, noggin, bean, nut, rocker, noodle, gourd, conk, crumpet, noddle, loaf

Overhead Valve (OHV)

Technology / Motorcycle / Overhead Valve (OHV): A type of piston engine that places the camshaft in the cylinder block and uses pushrods or rods to actuate rocker arms above the cylinder head to actuate the valves. Lifters or tappets reside in the MORE

Overhead Camshaft (OHC)

Technology / Motorcycle / Overhead Camshaft (OHC): A camshaft in an internal-combustion engine that is mounted within the cylinder heads, above the combustion chambers, and drives the valves or lifters directly instead of using pushrods. MORE


Business / Machine Shop / Headstock: The fixed or stationary end of a lathe or similar machine tool. MORE


Entertainment / Video Games / Headshot: The act of shooting an enemy or opponent in the head. MORE


Entertainment / Video Games / Headset: A combination of headphones and microphone, used to facilitate in-game voice chat. Similar to (or in some cases the same as) a headset used with a mobile phone. MORE


Science / Geology / Headwater(S): The upper portions of a drainage basin where the tributaries of a stream first begin flow. MORE