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The meaning of Cylinders

Cylinders – definition


A solid geometrical figure with straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross section.

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A piston chamber in a steam or internal combustion engine.

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Think of a cylinder and a piston in an old steam engine.

A cylinder-shaped container holding liquefied gas under pressure.

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The fuel cell unit with a power output of 200 kw and the pressurized gas cylinders containing compr…

A rotating metal roller in a printing press.


A cylinder seal.


A solid that has long straight sides and circular ends of equal size, or a hollow object shaped like this and often used as a container

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Word origin

late 16th century: from Latin cylindrus, from Greek kulindros ‘roller’, from kulindein ‘to roll’.

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