how to pronounce cylinder /ˈsɪləndɚ/
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cylinder is pronounced in three syllables
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An example use of cylinder in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… they got this cylinder and they just …”
meanings of cylinder noun: The part of a revolver that contains chambers for the cartridges. A surface created by projecting a closed two-dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve. A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas; a gas cylinder. The space in which a piston travels inside a reciprocating engine or pump. An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder. A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine. The corresponding tracks on a vertical arrangement of disks in a disk drive considered as a unit of data capacity. A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder. Any object in the form of a circular cylinder. verb: To calender; to press (paper, etc.) between rollers to make it glossy. words with pronunciation similar to cylinder words that rhyme with cylinder Did this page help you?