valve-in-head engine

An engine in which both intake and exhaust valves are mounted in the cylinder head and are driven by pushrods or by an overhead camshaft. Also called "I-head engine" or "Overhead-valve engine."

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  • valve-in-head engine — [valv′in hed′] n. a type of internal combustion engine, as in many automobiles, having the intake and exhaust valves in the cylinder head instead of the block …   English World dictionary

  • valve-in-head engine — noun internal combustion engine having both inlet and exhaust valves located in the cylinder head • Hypernyms: ↑internal combustion engine, ↑ICE * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : an internal combustion engine in which both inlet and exhaust valves are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • valve in head engine — See valve in head engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • valve-in-head engine — /valv in hed /. See I head engine. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • I-head engine — /uy hed / an internal combustion engine with both intake and exhaust valves placed directly above the piston. Also called overhead valve engine, valve in head engine. * * * I head engine «Y HEHD», an internal combustion engine having cylinders… …   Useful english dictionary

  • I-head engine — /uy hed / an internal combustion engine with both intake and exhaust valves placed directly above the piston. Also called overhead valve engine, valve in head engine. * * * …   Universalium

  • I head engine — An engine where both intake and exhaust valves are placed directly over the piston. The cam is located in the block and the valves are activated by pushrods and rocker arms. Also called overhead valve engine or valve in head engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • I-head engine — An engine where both intake and exhaust valves are placed directly over the piston. The cam is located in the block and the valves are activated by pushrods and rocker arms. Also called overhead valve engine or valve in head engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • F-Head Engine — The term F head engine specifies one valve arrangement for an internal combustion engine of the Otto cycle type. In this type of engine, the intake manifold and its valves are located atop the cylinders (in the cylinder head) and are operated by… …   Wikipedia

  • F-head engine — «EHF HEHD», a type of internal combustion engine with the inlet valve in the cylinder head and the outlet valve on the side of the cylinder …   Useful english dictionary


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