hollow+cylinder

  • 1hollow — [[t]hɒ̱loʊ[/t]] hollows, hollowing, hollowed 1) ADJ Something that is hollow has a space inside it, as opposed to being solid all the way through. ...a hollow tree. ...a hollow cylinder. 2) ADJ GRADED A surface that is hollow curves inwards. He… …

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  • 2Hollow Earth — is a belief that the planet Earth has a hollow interior and, possibly, a habitable inner surface. The hypothesis of a Hollow Earth has long been contradicted by overwhelming evidence as well as by the modern understanding of planet formation, and …

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  • 3cylinder — [sil′ən dər] n. [Fr cylindre < L cylindrus < Gr kylindros < kylindein, to roll < IE base * (s)kel , to bend > CALCAR, COLON1] 1. Geom. a) in geometry, a solid figure consisting of two parallel bases in the form of congruent, closed …

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  • 4Cylinder — Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of a… …

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  • 5Cylinder axis — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 6Cylinder engine — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 7Cylinder escapement — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 8Cylinder glass — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 9Cylinder mill — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 10Cylinder press — Cylinder Cyl in*der (s?l ?n d?r), n. [F. cylindre, OF. cilindre, L. cylindrus, fr. Gr. ky lindros, fr. kyli ndein, kyli ein, to roll. Cf. {Calender} the machine.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Geom.) (a) A solid body which may be generated by the rotation… …

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  • 11Cylinder block — A modern passenger car engine block, integrating the crankcase and all cylinders. The cylinder head bolts to the deck surface at top. Many ribs and bosses can be seen on the side of the casting. This block is for a straight six engine …

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  • 12cylinder — cylinderlike, adj. /sil in deuhr/, n. 1. Geom. a surface or solid bounded by two parallel planes and generated by a straight line moving parallel to the given planes and tracing a curve bounded by the planes and lying in a plane perpendicular or… …

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  • 13Cylinder (disk drive) — A disk drive cylinder is a division of data in a disk drive, as used in the CHS addressing mode of a Fixed Block Architecture disk or the cylinder–head–record (CCHHR) addressing mode of a CKD disk. The concept is concentric, hollow, cylindrical… …

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  • 14cylinder — /ˈsɪləndə / (say siluhnduh) noun 1. Geometry a. a solid bounded by two parallel planes and the surface generated by a straight line moving parallel to a given straight line, and intersecting a given curve lying in one of the planes. When the… …

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  • 15cylinder — cyl•in•der [[t]ˈsɪl ɪn dər[/t]] n. 1) math. a surface or solid bounded by two parallel planes and generated by a straight line moving parallel to the given planes and tracing a curve bounded by the planes and lying in a plane perpendicular or… …

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  • 16cylinder — n. 1 a a uniform solid or hollow body with straight sides and a circular section. b a thing of this shape, e.g. a container for liquefied gas. 2 a cylinder shaped part of various machines, esp. a piston chamber in an engine. 3 Printing a metal… …

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  • 17Phonograph cylinder — Two Edison cylinder records (on either end) and their cardboard storage cartons (center) Phonograph cylinders were the earliest commercial medium for recording and reproducing sound. Commonly known simply as records in their era of greatest… …

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  • 18Wehnelt cylinder — A Wehnelt cylinder is an electrode in the electron gun assembly of some thermionic devices, used for focusing and control of the electron beam. It is named after Arthur Rudolph Berthold Wehnelt, a German physicist, who invented it during the… …

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  • 19angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …

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  • 20List of moments of inertia — The following is a list of moments of inertia. Mass moments of inertia have units of dimension mass × length2. It is the rotational analogue to mass. It should not be confused with the second moment of area (area moment of inertia), which is used …

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