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.

Other Words for Overhead

Overhead Verb Synonyms: (up) above, (up) in the air or sky, high up, on high, aloft, skyward
Overhead Adverb Synonyms: (basic or fixed) costs, operating cost(s), expense(s), outlay, disbursement(s), running cost(s), expenditure(s), maintenance, cost(s) of doing business
Overhead Noun Synonyms: elevated, raised, upper
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Overhead Pass

Entertainment / Basketball / Overhead Pass: An overhead pass is another fundamental passing technique. It is used by snapping the ball over the head, like a soccer throw-in. MORE

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

Overheads

Business / Accounting / Overheads: These are the costs involved in running a business. They consist entirely of expense accounts (eg. rent, insurance, petrol, staff wages etc.). MORE

Single Overhead Cam (SOHC)

Technology / Motorcycle / Single Overhead Cam (SOHC): A single cam shaft found in the head or top of the engine that activates the valves. (Compare DOHC). 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

Overhead Boom Microphone

Technology / Television (TV) / Overhead Boom Microphone: Held on a long arm by a boom operator, positioned above the actors' heads and out of view of the camera, it is equipped with a hypercardioid microphone so that sound from the direction it is pointed w MORE

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