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Spanish translation of “cylinder”

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noun /ˈsilində/
a solid shape or object with a circular base and top and straight sides
Calculate the total surface area of the cylinder.
any of several pieces of machinery of this shape, solid or hollow
The brake cylinder of his car is leaking.
a container in the shape of a cylinder
two cylinders of oxygen.
cylindrical adjective shaped like a cylinder
A beer can is cylindrical in shape.
Translations of “cylinder”
in Korean 원기둥, 원통…
in Arabic أسطوانة…
in French cylindre, bouteille…
in Italian cilindro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 圓柱體, 圓柱狀物…
in Russian цилиндр…
in Turkish silindir, merdane, (araç) silindir…
in Polish cylinder…
in Portuguese cilindro…
in German der Zylinder…
in Catalan cilindre…
in Japanese 円柱…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 圆柱体, 圆柱状物…
(Definition of cylinder from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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