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1. cylinder

noun. ['ˈsɪləndɝ, ˈsɪlɪndɝ'] a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases).

Synonyms

  • solid
  • roll

Antonyms

  • rear
  • cathode
  • anode

Etymology

  • cylindrus (Latin)
  • κύλινδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Cylinder

  • aleksander
  • aleksander
  • aleksandr
  • aleksandr
  • alexander
  • alexander
  • alexandre
  • allender
  • allinder
  • ander
  • asunder
  • attainder
  • aulander
  • auslander
  • bander
  • bartender
  • bender
  • binder
  • birdfinder
  • bittenbender

How do you pronounce cylinder?

Pronounce cylinder as ˈsɪlɪndər.

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Example sentences of the word cylinder


1. Noun, singular or mass
With the pin removed, you can slide the cylinder out the right side of the gun.

Quotes containing the word cylinder


1. The Earth is cylindrical, three times as wide as it is deep, and only the upper part is inhabited. But this Earth is isolated in space, and the sky is a complete sphere in the center of which is located, unsupported, our cylinder, the Earth, situated at an equal distance from all the points of the sky.
- Anaximander

2. The Squeaky Wheel The squeaky wheel ~will put you $374.43 in the holeafter replacing the brake pad, rotorsand $500 with a new master cylinder.
- Beryl Dov

2. cylinder

noun. ['ˈsɪləndɝ, ˈsɪlɪndɝ'] a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.

Synonyms

  • pipe
  • drum
  • shank
  • round shape
  • stem
  • stalagmite
  • stalactite
  • barrel
  • tube

Antonyms

  • soft
  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • unwholesome

Etymology

  • cylindrus (Latin)
  • κύλινδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. cylinder

noun. ['ˈsɪləndɝ, ˈsɪlɪndɝ'] a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air.

Synonyms

  • Aqua-Lung
  • aqualung
  • scuba

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • cylindrus (Latin)
  • κύλινδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. cylinder

noun. ['ˈsɪləndɝ, ˈsɪlɪndɝ'] a chamber within which piston moves.

Synonyms

  • brake cylinder
  • hydraulic brake cylinder
  • compressor
  • block
  • chamber
  • engine block
  • master cylinder
  • piston chamber
  • pump
  • intake valve

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • cylindrus (Latin)
  • κύλινδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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