air cylinder


noun

a cylinder containing air, especially one equipped with a piston and used as a device for checking the recoil of a gun.

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  9. air drill,
  10. air drop

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British Dictionary definitions for air cylinder

air cylinder

noun

a cylinder containing air, esp one fitted with a piston and used for damping purposes
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