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Part of speech: noun

A circular body of uniform diameter, the extremities of which are equal parallel circles.

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Usage examples "cylinder":

  1. It had dozens of stops and controls, their grips in the shape of tiny metal rings, along the sides of the cylinder. - "Stamped Caution", Raymond Zinke Gallun.
  2. The cylinder happens to be the first work in gold which was ever produced by our people. - "Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930", Various.
  3. Wolfgar flung his smoking, useless cylinder to the floor. - "Tarrano the Conqueror", Raymond King Cummings.