[si-lin-dri-kuh l or si-lin-drik]
- of, relating to, or having the form of a cylinder.
Origin of cylindrical
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Examples from the Web for cylindrical
Corinne put out her hand and patted Pascal's cylindrical wrist.Weak on Square Roots
The asci are cylindrical, slightly pointed at the apex, 8-spored.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
A cylindrical building, unexpected in this wilderness, loomed up.The Martian Cabal
Roman Frederick Starzl
The legs were cylindrical, jointed at knee and thigh with huge discs.
Conic -al: cylindrical, with a flat base, tapering to a point.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
- of, shaped like, or characteristic of a cylinder
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Word Origin and History for cylindrical
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or having the shape of a cylinder, especially of a circular cylinder.
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