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A cylindrical surface or solid, all of whose sections perpendicular to the elements are elliptical.
Resembling a cylinder.
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(Mathematics) a cylinder with an elliptical cross section
resembling a cylinder
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1. a solid having the form of a cylinder, esp. one with an elliptical, as opposed to a circular, cross section.adj.
2. resembling a cylinder.
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