Definition of valve head in English:

valve head

Line breaks: valve head


  • The part of a vertically opening valve that is lifted off the valve aperture to open the valve.
    More example sentences
    • It had a 24 valve head from a 6 series car, complete with twin overhead cams.
    • It now has a twin-cam 16 valve head and common rail direct injection is used, along with the usual turbocharger and intercooler.
    • This engine, with its more efficient 16 valve head, is actually more economical than the less powerful version.

More definitions of valve head

Definition of valve head in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kərf
a slit made by cutting with a saw