hollow+cylinder

  • 101tubes — tuːb /tju n. hollow cylinder; elongated hollow object; pipette, pipe; tunnel; subway, metro (British) …

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  • 102pipe — I. /paɪp / (say puyp) noun 1. a hollow cylinder of metal, wood, or other material, for the conveyance of water, gas, steam, etc., or for some other purpose; a tube. 2. any of various tubular or cylindrical objects, parts, or formations. 3. a… …

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  • 103piston — /ˈpɪstən / (say pistuhn) noun 1. a movable disc or cylinder fitting closely within a tube or hollow cylinder, and capable of being driven alternately forwards and backwards in the tube by pressure, as in an internal combustion engine, thus… …

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  • 104tube — ► NOUN 1) a long, hollow cylinder for conveying or holding liquids or gases. 2) a flexible metal or plastic container sealed at one end and having a cap at the other. 3) a hollow cylindrical organ or structure in an animal or plant. 4) Brit.… …

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  • 105drum — drum1 or drumfish [drum′fish΄drum] n. [< Du trom, akin to MLowG trumme, drum, OHG trumba, of echoic orig.] 1. a) a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over the end or ends,… …

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  • 106rocket motor — n. a rocket engine, specif. one having a solid propellant formed into a long, hollow cylinder: the cylinder serves as the combustion chamber when the propellant is ignited …

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  • 107test tube — noun glass tube closed at one end (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑tube, ↑tubing * * * noun : a tube for simple tests that is usually a plain tube of thin glass closed at one end but sometimes has a foot, bulb, graduated scale, or other modification * * * …

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  • 108Airometer — Air*om e*ter, n. [Air + meter.] A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 109Circulating pump — Pump Pump, n. [Akin to D. pomp, G. pumpe, F. pompe; of unknown origin.] An hydraulic machine, variously constructed, for raising or transferring fluids, consisting essentially of a moving piece or piston working in a hollow cylinder or other… …

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  • 110cora humming bird — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

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  • 111Crown-saw — ( s? ), n. [From its supposed resemblance to a crown.] (Mech.) A saw in the form of a hollow cylinder, with teeth on the end or edge, and operated by a rotative motion. [1913 Webster] Note: The trephine was the first of the class of crownsaws.… …

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  • 112Flute — Flute, n. [OE. floute, floite, fr. OF. fla[ u]te, flahute, flahuste, F. fl?te; cf. LL. flauta, D. fluit. See {Flute}, v. i.] 1. A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the… …

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  • 113Flute bit — Flute Flute, n. [OE. floute, floite, fr. OF. fla[ u]te, flahute, flahuste, F. fl?te; cf. LL. flauta, D. fluit. See {Flute}, v. i.] 1. A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the… …

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  • 114Flute pipe — Flute Flute, n. [OE. floute, floite, fr. OF. fla[ u]te, flahute, flahuste, F. fl?te; cf. LL. flauta, D. fluit. See {Flute}, v. i.] 1. A musical wind instrument, consisting of a hollow cylinder or pipe, with holes along its length, stopped by the… …

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  • 115Gabion — Ga bi*on, n.[F., from It. gabbione a large cage, gabion, from gabbia cage, L. cavea. See {Cage}.] 1. (Fort.) A hollow cylinder of wickerwork, like a basket without a bottom. Gabions are made of various sizes, and filled with earth in building… …

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  • 116line — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

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  • 117Line shaft — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

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  • 118main line — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

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  • 119Pug — Pug, n. 1. Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic. [1913 Webster] 2. A pug mill. [1913 Webster] {Pug mill}, a kind of mill for grinding and mixing clay, either for brickmaking or the fine arts; a clay mill. It consists… …

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  • 120Pug mill — Pug Pug, n. 1. Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic. [1913 Webster] 2. A pug mill. [1913 Webster] {Pug mill}, a kind of mill for grinding and mixing clay, either for brickmaking or the fine arts; a clay mill. It consists… …

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