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semicylinder

[ sem-ee-sil-in-der, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈsɪl ɪn dər, ˌsɛm aɪ- /
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noun
half of a cylinder divided lengthwise.
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Origin of semicylinder

First recorded in 1660–70; semi- + cylinder

OTHER WORDS FROM semicylinder

sem·i·cy·lin·dri·cal [sem-ee-si-lin-dri-kuhl, sem-ahy-], /ˌsɛm i sɪˈlɪn drɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/, sem·i·cy·lin·dric, adjective
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