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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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The thought of the confined creature was so dreadful to him that he forgot the heat and went forward to the cylinder to help turn.
The two men hurried back at once to the common, and found the cylinder still lying in the same position.
"In order, then, to effect an ascent, I give the gas a temperature superior to the temperature of the surrounding air by means of my cylinder. By this excess of heat it obtains a larger distention, and inflates the balloon more.
"The descent, of course, is effected by lowering the heat of the cylinder, and letting the temperature abate.
"The combustion of the hydrogen and of the oxygen at the point of the cylinder produces solely the vapor or steam of water.
Hence, the stopcock of my cylinder, when fully open, expends 27 cubic feet per hour, with a flame at least six times as strong as that of the large lamps used for lighting streets.
A calorifere to produce the changes of temperature, and a cylinder to generate the heat, are neither inconvenient nor heavy.
Sampling Cylinders permit the extraction of a sample from a remote process location and provide safe containment for storage and transportation to the laboratory for analysis.
ISLAMABAD -- All Pakistan Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Association has asked public transporters to get five years fitness certificates of their CNG Cylinders from authorized cylinder testing laboratories, failing which their cylinders would be confiscated besides imposing heavy fined by traffic police and district administration of their respective areas.
PESHAWAR -- The district administration has launched a drive to stop use of CNG cylinders at restaurants and tandoors.
Summary: 2,862 cylinders, either expired or in violation of standards, seized
More than 1,000 expired gas cylinders have been destroyed in Dakhliyah, said the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI).
In a statement today, Petronas Dagangan said the delivery charges were revised in line with the market rate from RM3.20 for 12kg and 14kg cylinders previously to RM8.20 for 12kg cylinder and RM8.40 for 14kg cylinders.
However, we need to change our old gas cylinders because our old gas cylinders have become old and their walls can leak any time.
Through that regulation, cooking gas companies had to join the pool by default, and they had a committee to govern their relations.But the new proposed rules, gazetted by Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter, say marketers can only enter into agreements for distribution of cylinders if they want to.