crosshead

Definitions of crosshead
  1. noun
    a heading of a subsection printed within the body of the text
    synonyms: crossheading
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    type of:
    head, header, heading
    a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about
  2. 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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    type of:
    block
    a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
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