Pronunciation: (hem'i-hed"), [key] Auto.
1. a cylinder head having hemispherical combustion chambers.
2. an engine having such a cylinder head; a hemi.
of or pertaining to such an engine: a hemi-head V-eight. Also,hem'i•head".
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