overhead camshaft

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overhead camshaft

[′ō·vər‚hed ′kam‚shaft]
(mechanical engineering)
A camshaft mounted above the cylinder head.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

overhead camshaft

overhead camshaft
The camshaft of an aircraft reciprocating engine, located above the cylinder head, which operates the valves directly without the aid of the push rods.
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