cylinder

  • 1 Cylinder — most commonly refers to: Cylinder (geometry), a three dimensional geometric shape Cylinder may also refer to: Contents 1 Science and technology 1.1 Information storage …

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  • 2 Cylinder — Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Cylinder — Cylinder, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 110 Housing Units (2000): 49 Land area (2000): 0.067690 sq. miles (0.175317 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.067690 sq. miles (0.175317 sq. km)… …

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  • 4 Cylinder, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 110 Housing Units (2000): 49 Land area (2000): 0.067690 sq. miles (0.175317 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.067690 sq. miles (0.175317 sq. km) FIPS code:… …

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  • 5 cylinder — 1560s, from M.Fr. cylindre (14c.), from L. cylindrus roller, cylinder, from Gk. kylindros a cylinder, roller, roll, from kylindein to roll, of unknown origin …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 cylinder — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. cylinderdra, Mc. cylinderdrze {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} walcowaty otwór w kadłubie maszyny tłokowej (silnika, sprężarki, pompy itd.), w którym porusza się, odpowiednio… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 7 cylinder — [sil′ən dər] n. [Fr cylindre < L cylindrus < Gr kylindros < kylindein, to roll < IE base * (s)kel , to bend > CALCAR, COLON1] 1. Geom. a) in geometry, a solid figure consisting of two parallel bases in the form of congruent, closed …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Cylinder [1] — Cylinder (v. gr.), 1) (Math.), ein zwischen 2 parallelen Ebenen als Grundflächen, u. einer krummen Seitenfläche (Mantel) enthaltener Körper. Die letztere wird von einer geraden Linie beschrieben, welche mit einer unveränderlichen Richtungslinie… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Cylinder [2] — Cylinder (Cylinderschnecken), so v.w. Walzenschnecken …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Cylinder — Cylinder, s. Zylinder …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Cylinder — und damit zusammengesetzte Stichwörter, s. Zylinder u.s.w …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 12 Cylinder — Cylinder, griech., Walze, in der Mathematik ein fester Körper mit 3 Oberflächen, von denen 2 eben und parallel sind, die 3. kreisförmig ist. Der körperliche Inhalt wird gefunden, wenn man den Flächeninhalt der Grundfläche mit der Höhe… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 CYLINDER — margaritae genus, de quo vide aliquid infra voce Inauris. Sed et in Cylindros berylli fingebantur, uti retro vidimus, ubi de illis, pluraque dicemus paulo infra. Archimedem vero in sepulchro suo Cylindrum voluisse inscribi, dicemus, infra voce… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 14 cylinder — ► NOUN 1) a three dimensional shape with straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross section. 2) a piston chamber in a steam or internal combustion engine. 3) a cylindrical container for liquefied gas under pressure. 4) a rotating metal… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 cylinder — [1] The round chamber or hole in the cylinder block that houses the pistons and where combustion takes place. Also called bore or barrel. [2] Any tube like device. [3] A device which converts fluid power into linear mechanical force and motion.… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 16 cylinder — cylinderlike, adj. /sil in deuhr/, n. 1. Geom. a surface or solid bounded by two parallel planes and generated by a straight line moving parallel to the given planes and tracing a curve bounded by the planes and lying in a plane perpendicular or… …

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  • 17 cylinder — m IV, D. cylinderdra, Ms. cylinderdrze; lm M. cylinderdry 1. «przedmiot, przyrząd, naczynie walcowatego kształtu» ∆ fiz. Cylinder miarowy «cylinder szklany opatrzony podziałką w milimetrach, służący do mniej dokładnych pomiarów objętości cieczy i …

    Słownik języka polskiego

  • 18 cylinder — [[t]sɪ̱lɪndə(r)[/t]] cylinders 1) N COUNT A cylinder is an object with flat circular ends and long straight sides. ...a cylinder of foam... It was recorded on a wax cylinder. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp A gas cylinder is a cylinder shaped container …

    English dictionary

  • 19 cylinder — /ˈsɪləndə / (say siluhnduh) noun 1. Geometry a. a solid bounded by two parallel planes and the surface generated by a straight line moving parallel to a given straight line, and intersecting a given curve lying in one of the planes. When the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 cylinder — noun a) A surface created by projecting a closed two dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve. When the two dimensional curve is a circle, the cylinder is called a circular cylinder. When the axis is perpendicular to… …

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