cylinder head


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cylinder head

[′sil·ən·dər ‚hed]
(mechanical engineering)
The cap that serves to close the end of the piston chamber of a reciprocating engine, pump, or compressor.

cylinder head

Normally, a removable top portion of an engine cylinder. It contains spark plugs, inlet and exhaust connections, and valves. See cylinder block.
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