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synonyms for cylindrical

  • barrel-shaped
  • circular
  • columnar
  • cylindric
  • round
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How to use cylindrical in a sentence

A cylindrical mouthpiece, possibly a hollow bird bone, was inserted in the hole, they suspect.
HUMANS MADE A HORN OUT OF A CONCH SHELL ABOUT 18,000 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERFEBRUARY 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Bea Alvarez pierced the Pauma Valley earth with the metallic bit of her cylindrical soil tester.
FARMERS WANT TO CREATE SAN DIEGO’S CARBON DUMPSMACKENZIE ELMERFEBRUARY 3, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
You can also place a draft stopper — a cylindrical pillow you can get for less than $15 at a hardware store — on windowsills and door thresholds.
HOW TO STOP YOUR HOUSE’S EXPENSIVE DRAFTS — AND SAVE THE PLANETSARAH KAPLANJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As we just saw, the first Betti number, b1, is the number of circular holes in a shape — like the circle around the cylindrical straw, the three holes in binder paper and the two circular directions of the torus.
TOPOLOGY 101: THE HOLE TRUTHDAVID S. RICHESONJANUARY 26, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
When it comes to lens shape for kids, you can opt for a cylindrical shape which should provide a good amount of visibility for their ski sessions.
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The portable press comes with a funnel, a scoop, and a stirrer to help you fill its narrow cylindrical body.
GIFTS TO TURN ANY COFFEE-LOVER’S KITCHEN INTO A CAFEJOHN KENNEDYDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The cylindrical shape of the tubes causes cooler, denser air to sink toward the ground and push hotter, lighter air up and out.
ANCIENT PEOPLE MAY HAVE SURVIVED DESERT DROUGHTS BY MELTING ICE IN LAVA TUBESRACHEL FRITTSDECEMBER 8, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
At that time one of his high-pressure puffer-engines, with a cylindrical boiler and internal tube, was working in Staffordshire.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
It was of a cylindrical shape, having a deep zone at the equator, and a containing capacity of about 300 feet.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
He does not recollect the duty the engine performed with the cylindrical boilers.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO CYLINDRICAL

  • annular
  • arced
  • arched
  • arciform
  • bent
  • bowed
  • bulbous
  • circular
  • coiled
  • curled
  • curved
  • curvilinear
  • cylindrical
  • discoid
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • globose
  • globular
  • looped
  • orbed
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • oval
  • ringed
  • rotund
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