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cylinder

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪlɪndər/
SHAPE a shape with circular ends and long, straight sides, or a container or object shaped like this: an oxygen cylinderGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objectsSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes
CAR PART a part in a car or machine's engine that is shaped like a tube, and where another part moves up and downThe engine and engine partsEngines and motors
Translations of “cylinder”
in Arabic أسطوانة…
in Korean 원기둥, 원통…
in Malaysian silinder, blok, tangki silinder…
in French cylindre, bouteille…
in Turkish silindir, merdane, (araç) silindir…
in Italian cilindro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 圓柱體, 圓柱狀物…
in Russian цилиндр…
in Polish cylinder…
in Vietnamese hình trụ, trục, xi lanh…
in Spanish cilindro…
in Portuguese cilindro…
in Thai รูปทรงกระบอก, กระบอก…
in German der Zylinder…
in Catalan cilindre…
in Japanese 円柱…
in Indonesian silinder, tabung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 圆柱体, 圆柱状物…
(Definition of cylinder from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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