Crosshead

A crosshead is a mechanism used in large reciprocating engines and reciprocating compressors to eliminate sideways pressure on the piston. ==Overview== On smaller engines the connecting rod links the piston and the crankshaft directly, but this transmits sideways forces to the piston, since the crankpin (and thus the direction the force is applied...
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crosshead

[n] - metal block that connects to a piston
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Crosshead

• (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 crosshead.
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crosshead

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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Crosshead

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 and imparts it to the connecting rod, which is hing...
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Crosshead

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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crosshead

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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Crosshead

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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Crosshead

The pivot between the piston rod and the main rod on a steam locomotive.
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Crosshead

The upper member of the car frame.
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