Definition of side valve in English:

side valve

Line breaks: side valve


A valve in an internal-combustion engine mounted alongside the cylinder.
More example sentences
  • Three more prototype cars were built, chassis number A3 was the third Aston Martin ever built and is the oldest in existence with a 1.5 litre 11 hp four cylinder side valve.
  • Twenty of these engines had side valves; the remainder were overhead valve engines.
  • Gasoline engines with overhead valves are less polluting than those with side valves.

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