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synonyms for cylinder

  • barrel
  • circular solid
  • volumetric curve
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Ice cores are cylinders removed from such ice, such as a glacier.
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Anderson filled a cylinder with uncooked rice grains and sealed it off, heating the container while rotating it and increasing the interior pressure.
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A little over two years ago, a shipping container-sized cylinder bearing Microsoft’s name and logo was lowered onto the ocean floor off the northern coast of Scotland.
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Even if Milwaukee was guilty of treating the seeding games like a tune-up, Giannis’s game was still firing on all cylinders.
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In new lab experiments, physicists dropped a cylinder onto this goop.
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I believe you will find this an exceeding good duty for a 5½-inch cylinder engine.
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At Wheal Alfred they have a 64-inch cylinder; the air-pump is 20 inches, and the stroke is half that of the engine.
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A four-way cock near the top of the cylinder turned the steam on and off.
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A flattish cover was bolted on to the top of the boiler, and the cylinder was let down into this top.
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People used to say that she forked the mine better than two of Boulton and Watt's 80-inch cylinder engines.
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WORDS RELATED TO CYLINDER

  • butt
  • cask
  • cylinder
  • drum
  • firkin
  • hogshead
  • keg
  • pipe
  • receptacle
  • tub
  • tun
  • vat
  • vessel
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