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).

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

Other Words for Single

Single Noun Synonyms: separate, distinct, individual, solitary
Single Verb Synonyms: unmarried, unwed, unattached, free, celibate

Single Crystal Sapphire

Health / Dentistry / Single Crystal Sapphire: A material for implantation composed of a single crystalline alpha aluminum oxide which is identical in crystalline structure to a gem sapphire. MORE

Single Displacement

Science / Chemistry / Single Displacement: A reaction of the form A + BC = B + AC. For example, zinc displaces hydrogen from hydrochloric acid in the following reaction: Zn(s) + 2 hcl(aq) = zncl2(aq) + H2(g). MORE

Single Effect Theory

Entertainment / Literature / Single Effect Theory: Edgar Allan Poe's theory about what constituted a good short story. According to Poe, a good short story achieved its unity by achieving a single emotional effect on the reader. He writes of it in his MORE

Single Agency

Business / Real Estate / Single Agency: The practice of representing either the buyer or the seller but never both in the same transaction. The single-agency broker may be compensated indirectly through an authorized commission split or dir MORE


Entertainment / Baseball / Single: A play in which the batter safely makes it to first base. MORE

Seeing Eye Single

Entertainment / Baseball / Seeing Eye Single: A weakly hit ground ball that is placed strategically (or luckily) between the infielders and reaches the outfield for a hit. MORE