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1. cylindrical

adjective. ['səˈlɪndrɪkəl, sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl'] having the form of a cylinder.

Synonyms

  • cylindric

Antonyms

  • prolate
  • oblate

Etymology

  • -ical (English)
  • cylinder (English)
  • cylindrus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cylindrical

  • abascal
  • acoustical
  • aeronautical
  • aeronautical
  • agrochemical
  • allegorical
  • alphabetical
  • analytical
  • anarchical
  • anatomical
  • anatomical
  • anthropological
  • antithetical
  • apolitical
  • archaeological
  • archeological
  • astrological
  • astronautical
  • astronomical
  • asymmetrical

How do you pronounce cylindrical?

Pronounce cylindrical as sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl.

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Example sentences of the word cylindrical


1. Adjective
One such trap is cylindrical and fits inside an active tunnel.

Quotes containing the word cylindrical


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. cylindrical-stemmed

adjective. having a cylindrical stem.

Synonyms

  • stemmed
  • cauline

Antonyms

  • stemmed
  • stemless
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