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adj. cylinder

Definition of cylinder in English

Rotating, cylindrical part of a firearm with several chambers in which cartridges are stored.

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n. cylinder

Definition of cylinder in English

Rotating, tubular part of a revolver, which houses the cartridges.

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n. cylinder

Definition of cylinder in English

Rotating body of a lock that houses a series of spring-loaded pins which are activated by the insertion of the correct key, releasing or closing the lock.

Synonyms of cylinder in English

lock body

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n. cylinder

Definition of cylinder in English

Geometrical shape consisting of two flat, parallel bases that are joined by a closed, curved surface.

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n. graduated cylinder

Definition of graduated cylinder in English

Laboratory container consisting of a graduated tube with a spout and a firm base, used to measure the volume of a liquid and pour it in a controlled manner.

Synonyms of graduated cylinder in English

measuring cylinder

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n. measuring cylinder

Definition of measuring cylinder in English

Laboratory container consisting of a graduated tube with a spout and a firm base, used to measure the volume of a liquid and pour it in a controlled manner.

Synonyms of measuring cylinder in English

graduated cylinder