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Synonyms for cylinder

a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)

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a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air

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Planting scenes, some of them clearly astronomical, were quite frequent in Mesopotamian cylinder seal designs of the mid-3rd millennium BC, so it's reasonably certain that the celestial Ear of Grain was in the sky by that time.
Cylinder seal (and modern impression) with ewe and ram, c.
The hero holding the winged disc may have the lower limbs of a bull and therefore represent a bull-man, a figure known to support the winged disc of Samas, as for example on the Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal BM 102965 (Collon 2001:Plate XVI.
While other cylinder seals from the Early Bronze Age have been found in the UAE, at Hili, near Al Ain, and at Al Sufouh, in Dubai, for example, these are from the slightly later Umm Al Nar period, which lasted from around 2,500 BC to 2,000 BC, making the Medinat Zayed find of special importance as the first of its kind.
And lest his point be lost on any readers, Read chose to illustrate his cylinder seal alongside reproductions of Duchamp's "Nude Descending a Staircase" and a Futurist painting by Giacomo Balla.
The reduced operational efficiency and cylinder seal leakage are both the result of contamination in the system fluid.
A ceramic cylinder seal and greenstone plaque fragments found at San Andres--in the state of Tabasco on the Gulf of Mexico--date from 650 B.
Limited Tenders are invited for Hag/Cag Power Cylinder Seal Kit
The complete skeleton of a horse was discovered there and among the bones "a beautifully carved cylinder seal of haematite" was found, believed to be of Syrian origin.
The models are being recalled because of the use of non-Toyota branded brake fluid, which does not keep the master brake cylinder seal fresh.
53 million Avalon and other vehicles globally for problems with the brake master cylinder seal and fuel pump wiring, with most of those to be recalled in the United States and Japan.
A nice range of finds is presented, but in themselves these do not necessarily identify the nature of the temple-tour: Turning to the seals, the layout with horizontally and vertically mounted cylinder seal impressions is avoidably unattractive.
The latter is first seen doing service as the footstool for the enthroned Enki on a cylinder seal engraved around 2100 BC.
Another significant find was a haematite cylinder seal which Fischer is convinced is Cypriot as another one was found at Kition.