Cylindroid
Cylindroid Cyl"in*droid (s?l"?n-droid), n. [Gr. ky`lindros cylinder + -oid: cf. F. cylindro["i]de.] 1. A solid body resembling a right cylinder, but having the bases or ends elliptical. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) A certain surface of the third degree, described by a moving straight line; -- used to illustrate the motions of a rigid body and also the forces acting on the body. [1913 Webster]


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  • cylindroid — n. cylindrical form with an elliptical base adj. shaped like a cylinder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cylindroid — cyl·in·droid …   English syllables

  • cylindroid — cyl•in•droid [[t]ˈsɪl ɪnˌdrɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) math. a solid having the form of a cylinder, esp. one with an elliptical, as opposed to a circular, cross section 2) math. resembling a cylinder • Etymology: 1655–65; < Gk kylindroeidḗs cylinderlike.… …   From formal English to slang

  • cylindroid — /səˈlɪndrɔɪd/ (say suh lindroyd) noun 1. a solid having the form of a cylinder with equal and parallel elliptical bases. –adjective 2. resembling a cylinder. {Greek kylindroeidēs cylinder like. See oid} …   Australian English dictionary

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