Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


a camshaft in an automotive engine that is located in the cylinder head over the engine block rather than in the block.
Abbreviation: OHC.
a type of camshaft situated above the cylinder head in an internal-combustion engine. It is usually driven by a chain or a toothed belt from the crankshaft and the cams bear directly onto the valve stems or rocker arms


Read Also:

  • Overhead door

    noun 1. a door that rotates on a horizontal axis and is supported horizontally when open Sometimes shortened to overhead

  • Overhead-environment

    adjective See overhead environment

  • Overhead-railway

    noun, British. 1. .

  • Overheads

    [adverb oh-ver-hed; adjective, noun oh-ver-hed] /adverb ˈoʊ vərˈhɛd; adjective, noun ˈoʊ vərˌhɛd/ adverb 1. over one’s ; aloft; up in the air or sky, especially near the zenith: There was a cloud overhead. 2. so as to be completely submerged or deeply involved: to plunge overhead in water; to sink overhead in debt. adjective 3. […]

Disclaimer: Overhead-camshaft definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.