# cylindrical

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## cy·lin·dri·cal

(sə-lĭn′drĭ-kəl) also cy·lin·dric (-drĭk)
1. Of, relating to, or having the shape of a cylinder, especially of a circular cylinder.
2. Mathematics Of or relating to the coordinate system, or to any of three coordinates in it, formed by two polar coordinates in a plane and a rectangular coordinate measured perpendicularly from the plane.

cy·lin′dri·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.

## cylindrical

(sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl) or

## cylindric

of, shaped like, or characteristic of a cylinder
cyˌlindriˈcality, cyˈlindricalness n

(sɪˈlɪn drɪ kəl)

## also cy•lin′dric,

of, pertaining to, or having the form of a cylinder.
[1640–50; < New Latin cylindric(us) (< Greek kylindrikós; see cylinder, -ic) + -al1]
cy•lin`dri•cal′i•ty, cy•lin′dri•cal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adj. 1 cylindrical - having the form of a cylindercylindricrounded - curving and somewhat round in shape rather than jagged; "low rounded hills"; "rounded shoulders"
Translations
أسطواني الشَّكل
válcovitý
cylindrisk
henger alakú
sívalur
valcovitý
cilindričenvaljast
silindir şeklinde

## cylinder

(ˈsilində) noun
1. a solid shape or object with a circular base and top and straight sides.
2. any of several pieces of machinery of this shape, solid or hollow. The brake cylinder of his car is leaking.
3. a container in the shape of a cylinder. two cylinders of oxygen.