Definition of cross head in English:

cross head

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  • 1A bar or block between the piston rod and connecting rod in a steam engine.
  • 2A screw with an indented cross shape in its head.
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    • The days when a cross head screwdriver and a little knowledge of the basic trades took you most places are firmly dead and buried.
  • 3 (also cross heading) A heading to a paragraph printed across a column in the body of a newspaper article.

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