Associations to the word «Cylinder»

Pictures for the word «Cylinder»


CYLINDER, noun. (geometry) A surface created by projecting a closed two-dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve.
CYLINDER, noun. (geometry) A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder.
CYLINDER, noun. Any object in the form of a circular cylinder.
CYLINDER, noun. A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine.
CYLINDER, noun. A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas.
CYLINDER, noun. An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder.
CYLINDER, noun. The part of a revolver that contains chambers for the cartridges.
CYLINDER, noun. (computing) The corresponding tracks on a vertical arrangement of disks in a disk drive considered as a unit of data capacity.
CYLINDER FUNCTION, noun. (mathematics) Any function that is a solution of the Bessel equation
CYLINDER FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of cylinder function
CYLINDER GLASS, noun. Sheet glass made by blowing the glass in the form of a cylinder which is then split longitudinally, opened out, and flattened.
CYLINDER HEAD, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see cylinder,‎ head.
CYLINDER HEAD, noun. (automotive) A part of an internal combustion engine, usually made as a removable piece, that closes one end of the engine's cylinders.
CYLINDER HEADS, noun. Plural of cylinder head
CYLINDER MOWER, noun. Synonym of reel mower.
CYLINDER MOWERS, noun. Plural of cylinder mower

Dictionary definition

CYLINDER, noun. A solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases).
CYLINDER, noun. A surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.
CYLINDER, noun. A chamber within which piston moves.
CYLINDER, noun. A cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air.

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