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cross head Line breaks: cross head
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒs hɛd/

Definition of cross head in English:


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.
Example sentences
  • 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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