[n] - metal block that connects to a piston
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The main beam across the testing machine. This beam moves either up or down at variable speeds producing a tensile or compressive force.
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Cross'head` noun (Machinery) 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 a...
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noun metal block that connects to a piston; it slides on parallel guides and moves a connecting rod back and forth
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• (n.) 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 crosshe...
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A crosshead is a mechanism used in large reciprocating engines and reciprocating compressors[ref] [/ref to eliminate sideways pressure on the piston. == Usage == On smaller engines the connecting rod links the piston and the crankshaft directly, but this transmits transverse forces to the piston, s...
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The upper member of the car frame.
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A few words used to break up large amounts of text, normally taken from the main text. Typically used in interviews.
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A word or phrase in larger type used to break up long columns of text. Crossheads often use a fragment of a strong quote from later in the article.
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1) Crossheading 2) Head 3) Header 4) Heading 5) Metal block that connects to a piston
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