side-valve engine

side-valve engine
(SV) An engine with the valves to the side of the cylinders

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  • side valve — noun a valve in an internal combustion engine mounted alongside the cylinder …   English new terms dictionary

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  • engine type — Over the years of engine development, several types or configurations have been made. All of them relate to the position of the valves and the camshaft (s) that operates them. air cooled engine An engine which is not cooled by antifreeze but by… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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