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cylindrical

[ si-lin-dri-kuhl ]
/ sɪˈlɪn drɪ kəl /
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adjective
of, relating to, or having the form of a cylinder.
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Also cy·lin·dric [si-lin-drik] /sɪˈlɪn drɪk/ .

Origin of cylindrical

1640–50; <New Latin cylindric(us) (<Greek kylindrikós;see cylinder, -ic) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM cylindrical

cy·lin·dri·cal·i·ty, cy·lin·dri·cal·ness, nouncy·lin·dri·cal·ly, adverbsub·cy·lin·dric, adjectivesub·cy·lin·dri·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cylindrical

cylindrical

cylindric (sɪˈlɪndrɪk)

/ (sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl) /

adjective
of, shaped like, or characteristic of a cylinder

Derived forms of cylindrical

cylindricality or cylindricalness, nouncylindrically, adverb
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Medical definitions for cylindrical

cylindrical
[ sə-lĭndrĭ-kəl ]

adj.
Of, relating to, or having the shape of a cylinder, especially of a circular cylinder.
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