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Meanings and phrases

overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. located or originating from above

overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. above your head; in the sky
  2. above the head; over the head

overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes; operating expense; operating cost; budget items
  2. (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command; command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; command overhead
  3. (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing; disk overhead
  4. (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship
  5. a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head; smash
  6. a transparency for use with an overhead projector; viewgraph

command overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command; command processing overhead time; command processing overhead; overhead

command processing overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command; command processing overhead time; command overhead; overhead
n.
  1. (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command; command processing overhead; command overhead; overhead

disk overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing; overhead

overhead projector

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a projector operated by a speaker; projects the image over the speaker's head

overhead railway

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level; elevated railway; elevated railroad; elevated; el

overhead wires

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1991, it still had 32 routes, and of overhead wires.
  • The overhead wires were later removed.
  • Note that this section uses overhead wires to provide traction power.

overhead line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The project has a long bipolar overhead line.
  • This line was electrified in 1994-96 with 25 kV overhead line.
  • The overhead line consisted of a No.

overhead camshaft

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ER had five crankshaft bearings and the overhead camshaft was driven by a cogged belt.
  • The M engine is an overhead camshaft engine developed jointly with Nissan, who refer to it as the MR engine.
  • The H engine is an overhead camshaft engine developed jointly with Nissan, who refers to it as the HR engine.

overhead lines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The poles bearing the overhead lines on the M.E.R.
  • Originally, power was supplied by copper-covered overhead lines.
  • In the EU, permits for new overhead lines can easily reach 10 years.

overhead valve

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brage had an overhead valve petrol engine.
  • The Boland motors all used an unusual concentric overhead valve.
  • Dollar made its own engines, but also used "Chaise" overhead valve engines.

overhead wire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Line C uses an overhead wire while Lines A, B and D use a third rail.
  • At the changeover from overhead wire to conduit the process was a little more complicated.
  • 48 served as an overhead wire de-icer, and for that purpose was fitted with trolley poles.

overhead power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Linear parks may occupy the area under overhead power lines.
  • An overhead power line is one example of a transmission line.
  • A bridge can carry overhead power lines as does the Storstrøm Bridge.

overhead cam

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 1MZ-FE is a dual overhead cam (DOHC) V6 engine.
  • In 1998, the engine supplier changed to Vauxhall, with 1600 single overhead cam engines being used.
  • They were also among the early pioneers of overhead cam (OHC), with an engine designed by Giustino Cattaneo.

overhead camshafts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Roller chains drive two overhead camshafts.
  • It has four valves per cylinder, overhead camshafts, and shim over bucket valves.
  • The engine is a common rail turbodiesel V8 design, using double overhead camshafts and 32 valves.

single overhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1998, the engine supplier changed to Vauxhall, with 1600 single overhead cam engines being used.
  • It had a single overhead cam and eight-valve head, and was fitted to Civics in all markets aside from North America.
  • The Norton Manx was developed to win the Isle of Man TT from single overhead cam international racers by Norton racing team engineer Joe Craig.
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