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Definitions for crosshead
ˈkrɔsˌhɛd, ˈkrɒs-crosshead

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crossheading, crosshead(noun)

    a heading of a subsection printed within the body of the text

  2. crosshead(noun)

    metal block that connects to a piston; it slides on parallel guides and moves a connecting rod back and forth


  1. crosshead(Noun)

    A metal beam that connects a piston to a connecting rod in an engine

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crosshead(noun)

    a beam or bar across the head or end of a rod, etc., or a block attached to it and carrying a knuckle pin; as the solid crosspiece running between parallel slides, which receives motion from the piston of a steam engine and imparts it to the connecting rod, which is hinged to the crosshead

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crosshead in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crosshead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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