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Definition 1: metal block that connects to a piston; it slides on parallel guides and moves a connecting rod back and forth - [noun denoting artifact]

(crosshead is a kind of ...) a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)

"the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"

(... is part of crosshead) external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder

Definition 2: a heading of a subsection printed within the body of the text - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for crosshead in the sense of this definition

(crosshead is a kind of ...) a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it is about

"the heading seemed to have little to do with the text"

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