cylinder


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cyl·in·der (cyl., C),

(sil'in-der),
1.
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]

cylinder

/cyl·in·der/ (sil´in-der)
1. a solid body shaped like a column.cylin´drical

axis cylinder  axon (1).

cylinder

a solid body having a circular transverse section. Exceptions include hollow gas cylinders, crossed cylinders used to measure astigmatism, and terminal cylinders of sensory nerve fibers.

cyl·in·der

(C) (sil'in-dĕr)
2. A cylindric or rodlike renal cast.
3. A cylindric metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
[G. kylindros, a roll]
References in periodicals archive ?
The deal for that loan provided for a reciprocal loan to Iran of the 2,500-year-old Cyrus Cylinder.
So, it was simpler and cheaper for people to throw out their cylinders and buy new ones," Alie explained.
The smaller cylinders also diminish the potential explosive force of one large cylinder.
Furthermore, each thin cylinder consists of concentric rings, like tree rings, of glass glued together by an organic material.
Since four aluminum cylinders are required for one color laser printer, demand for aluminum cylinders will also grow substantially.
Over the years, there have been many developments of headboxes and short forming sections that can be added to cylinder machines.
This new requirement to obtain certificates of fitness adds to the strict rules that already exist regarding transporting liquid propane gas (LPG) cylinders.
Ventane is doing a brisk business selling gas cylinders to Venezuela's poor.
These upper level functions are contained in the horizontal cylinder, its ends glazed to expose and express the activities inside,
When oil flows into each hydraulic cylinder, the increased pressure pushes the piston at the other end.
com/research/35e94f/growth_opportuniti) has announced the addition of the "Growth Opportunities in Global Composites Cylinder Market 2011-2016: Trends, Forecast and Market Share Analysis" report to their offering.