Cylinder

Definition of Cylinder

Cyl´in`der   Pronunciation: s?l´?n-d?r
n.1.
1.(Geom.) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of a parallelogram round one its sides; or a body of rollerlike form, of which the longitudinal section is oblong, and the cross section is circular.
2.(Print.) Any hollow body of cylindrical form
3.The revolving square prism carrying the cards in a Jacquard loom.
Cylinder axis
(Anat.) See Axis cylinder, under Axis.
Cylinder engine
(Paper Making) a machine in which a cylinder takes up the pulp and delivers it in a continuous sheet to the dryers.
Cylinder escapement
See Escapement.
Cylinder glass
See Glass.
Cylinder mill
See Roller mill.
Cylinder press
See Press.

Related Words

barrel, brake drum, drum, pipe, round shape, shank, stalactite, stalagmite, stem, tube
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