HyperDic: cylinder

English > 4 senses of the word cylinder:
NOUNshapecylindera solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
shapecylindera surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
artifactcylinder, piston chambera chamber within which piston moves
artifactcylindera cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air
cylinder > pronunciation
Soundssih'lahnder; sih'lihnder
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English > cylinder: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases).
NarrowerrollAnything rolled ... / rolled up in cylindrical form
rollerA cylinder that revolves
BroadersolidA three-dimensional shape
Spanishcilindro
Catalancilindre
Adjectivescylindrichaving the form of a cylinder
English > cylinder: 4 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.
Narrowerbarrel, drumA bulging cylindrical shape
brake drum, drumA hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
pipe, tubeA hollow cylindrical shape
shankcylinder forming the part of a bit by which it is held in the drill
shankcylinder forming the part of a bolt between the thread and the head
shank, stemcylinder forming a long narrow part of something
stalactiteA cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
stalagmiteA cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishcilindro
Catalancilindre
Adjectivesbicylindricalhaving two cylindrical surfaces usually with parallel axes
cylindrichaving the form of a cylinder
English > cylinder: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA chamber within which piston moves.
Synonympiston chamber
Part ofcompressorA mechanical device that compresses gasses
engine block, cylinder block, blockA metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine
pumpA mechanical device that moves fluid or gas by pressure or suction
Partsintake valveA valve that controls the flow of fluid through an intake
Narrowerbrake cylinder, hydraulic brake cylinder, master cylinderA cylinder that contains brake fluid that is compressed by a piston
BroaderchamberA natural or artificial enclosed space
Spanishcilindro
Catalancilindre
English > cylinder: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air.
Part ofaqualung, Aqua-Lung, scubaA device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishbombona, cilindro
Catalanbombona

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