how to pronounce cylinder

sɪləndɚ

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meanings of cylinder

noun:

  1. The part of a revolver that contains chambers for the cartridges.
  2. A surface created by projecting a closed two-dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve.
  3. A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas; a gas cylinder.
  4. The space in which a piston travels inside a reciprocating engine or pump.
  5. An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder.
  6. A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine.
  7. The corresponding tracks on a vertical arrangement of disks in a disk drive considered as a unit of data capacity.
  8. A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder.
  9. Any object in the form of a circular cylinder.

verb:

  1. To calender; to press (paper, etc.) between rollers to make it glossy.

words that rhyme with cylinder

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