Cylindric
Cylindric Cy*lin"dric (s?-l?n"dr?k), Cylindrical Cy*lin"dric*al (-dr?-kal), a. [Gr. kylindriko`s, from ky`lindros cylinder: cf. F. cylindrique.] Having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder. [1913 Webster]

{Cylindrical lens}, a lens having one, or more than one, cylindrical surface.

{Cylindric surface}, or {Cylindrical surface} (Geom.), a surface described by a straight line that moves according to any law, but so as to be constantly parallel to a given line.

{Cylindrical vault}. (Arch.) See under {Vault}, n. [1913 Webster]


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