Definition of Cylinder. Meaning of Cylinder. Synonyms of Cylinder
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Definition of Cylinder
cylinder Pattern box, chain, or cylinder (Figure Weaving),
devices, in a loom, for presenting several shuttles to the
picker in the proper succession for forming the figure.
(a) A set of samples on a card.
(b) (Weaving) One of the perforated cards in a Jacquard
Pattern reader, one who arranges textile patterns.
Pattern wheel (Horology), a count-wheel. CylinderCylinder Cyl"in*der (s?l"?n-d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF.
cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky`lindros, fr. kyli`ndein,
kyli`ein, to roll. Cf. Calender the machine.]
(a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of
a parallelogram round one its sides; or a body of
rollerlike form, of which the longitudinal section is
oblong, and the cross section is circular.
(b) The space inclosed by any cylindrical surface. The
space may be limited or unlimited in length.
2. Any hollow body of cylindrical form, as:
(a) The chamber of a steam engine in which the piston is
moved by the force of steam.
(b) The barrel of an air or other pump.
(c) (Print.) The revolving platen or bed which produces
the impression or carries the type in a cylinder
(d) The bore of a gun; the turning chambered breech of a
3. The revolving square prism carrying the cards in a
Cylinder axis. (Anat.) See Axis cylinder, under Axis.
Cylinder engine (Paper Making), a machine in which a
cylinder takes up the pulp and delivers it in a continuous
sheet to the dryers.
Cylinder escapement. See Escapement.
Cylinder glass. See Glass.
Cylinder mill. See Roller mill.
Cylinder press. See Press.
Meaning of Cylinder from wikipedia
- A cylinder
(from Gr**** κύλινδρος – kulindros, "roller, tumbler") has traditionally
been a three-dimensional solid, one of the most basic
- A wheel cylinder
is a component
of a hydraulic
system. It is located
in each wheel
and is usually positioned
at the top of the wheel, above...
- master cylinder
is a control device
that converts force
(commonly from a driver's foot) into hydraulic
pressure. This device controls slave cylinders
- A graduated cylinder
, measuring cylinder
or mixing cylinder
is a common piece
of laboratory equipment
used to measure
of a liquid. It has a...
- In mechanics, a cylinder stress
is a stress distribution
symmetry; that is, which remains unchanged
if the stressed object
- Pneumatic cylinder
(s) (sometimes known
as air cylinders
) are mechanical devices which
use the power
gas to produce
in a reciprocating...
- A diving cylinder
tank or diving
tank is a gas cylinder
used to store
the high pressure breathing
by a scuba
- A hydraulic cylinder
a linear hydraulic
motor) is a mechanical actuator
that is used to give a unidirectional force through
- force produced
by steam pressure
to push a piston
back and forth inside
. This pushing force
is transformed, by a connecting
rod and flywheel, into...
- The O'Neill cylinder
an O'Neill colony) is a space settlement design proposed
by American physicist Gerard
K. O'Neill in his 1976 book The...
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