What does the word cylinder mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Various
  3. Wolfgar flung his smoking, useless cylinder to the floor. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings