Definition of crossflow in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsflō/


A type of engine cylinder head where the intake ports are on the opposite side of the engine from the exhaust ports.
Example sentences
  • This modern four-cylinder powerplant boasts a multipoint fuel injection, a crossflow cylinder head and a maximum power output of 55kW at 5 500 revs/min.
  • Its crossflow fan design does actually cool the drive.
  • Further inspection shows that the copper base has a triple heat pipe array and that a single standard fan (not a crossflow fan) are used.

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Syllabification: cross·flow

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