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The wings are moved several times by hand to charge the crank chamber with mixture, which flows on through the external pipe and inlet valve to the compression space and cylinder.
Lawrence Hargrave

Meaning of "cylinder" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CYLINDER

From Latin cylindrus, from Greek kulindros a roller, from kulindein to roll.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CYLINDER

cylinder  [ˈsɪlɪndə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CYLINDER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cylinder is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb cylinder in English.

WHAT DOES CYLINDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cylinder

Cylinder most commonly refers to: ▪ Cylinder, a three-dimensional geometric shape Cylinder may also refer to...

Definition of cylinder in the English dictionary

The first definition of cylinder in the dictionary is a solid consisting of two parallel planes bounded by identical closed curves, usually circles, that are interconnected at every point by a set of parallel lines, usually perpendicular to the planes. Volume base area × length. Other definition of cylinder is a surface formed by a line moving round a closed plane curve at a fixed angle to it. Cylinder is also any object shaped like a cylinder.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CYLINDER

PRESENT

Present
I cylinder
you cylinder
he/she/it cylinders
we cylinder
you cylinder
they cylinder
Present continuous
I am cylindering
you are cylindering
he/she/it is cylindering
we are cylindering
you are cylindering
they are cylindering
Present perfect
I have cylindered
you have cylindered
he/she/it has cylindered
we have cylindered
you have cylindered
they have cylindered
Present perfect continuous
I have been cylindering
you have been cylindering
he/she/it has been cylindering
we have been cylindering
you have been cylindering
they have been cylindering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I cylindered
you cylindered
he/she/it cylindered
we cylindered
you cylindered
they cylindered
Past continuous
I was cylindering
you were cylindering
he/she/it was cylindering
we were cylindering
you were cylindering
they were cylindering
Past perfect
I had cylindered
you had cylindered
he/she/it had cylindered
we had cylindered
you had cylindered
they had cylindered
Past perfect continuous
I had been cylindering
you had been cylindering
he/she/it had been cylindering
we had been cylindering
you had been cylindering
they had been cylindering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will cylinder
you will cylinder
he/she/it will cylinder
we will cylinder
you will cylinder
they will cylinder
Future continuous
I will be cylindering
you will be cylindering
he/she/it will be cylindering
we will be cylindering
you will be cylindering
they will be cylindering
Future perfect
I will have cylindered
you will have cylindered
he/she/it will have cylindered
we will have cylindered
you will have cylindered
they will have cylindered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been cylindering
you will have been cylindering
he/she/it will have been cylindering
we will have been cylindering
you will have been cylindering
they will have been cylindering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would cylinder
you would cylinder
he/she/it would cylinder
we would cylinder
you would cylinder
they would cylinder
Conditional continuous
I would be cylindering
you would be cylindering
he/she/it would be cylindering
we would be cylindering
you would be cylindering
they would be cylindering
Conditional perfect
I would have cylinder
you would have cylinder
he/she/it would have cylinder
we would have cylinder
you would have cylinder
they would have cylinder
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been cylindering
you would have been cylindering
he/she/it would have been cylindering
we would have been cylindering
you would have been cylindering
they would have been cylindering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you cylinder
we let´s cylinder
you cylinder
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to cylinder
Past participle
cylindered
Present Participle
cylindering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CYLINDER


binder
ˈbaɪndə
calendar
ˈkælɪndə
calender
ˈkælɪndə
cullender
ˈkʌlɪndə
finder
ˈfaɪndə
flinder
ˈflɪndə
grinder
ˈɡraɪndə
hinder
ˈhɪndə
kinda
ˈkaɪndə
kinder
ˈkɪndə
minder
ˈmaɪndə
pathfinder
ˈpɑːθˌfaɪndə
remainder
rɪˈmeɪndə
reminder
rɪˈmaɪndə
semicylinder
ˈsɛmɪˈsɪlɪndə
six-cylinder
ˌsɪksˈsɪlɪndə
tinder
ˈtɪndə
twin-cylinder
ˌtwɪnˈsɪlɪndə
two-cylinder
ˈtuːˌsɪlɪndə
winder
ˈwaɪndə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CYLINDER

cylikes
cylinder barrel
cylinder block
cylinder capacity
cylinder head
cylinder head gasket
cylinder press
cylinder seal
cylinder vacuum cleaner
cylinder-like
cylindraceous
cylindric
cylindrical
cylindrical coordinates
cylindricality
cylindrically
cylindricalness
cylindricity
cylindriform
cylindrite

WORDS THAT END LIKE CYLINDER

Alexander
angle grinder
blinder
child minder
childminder
cinder
coffee grinder
direction finder
gas cylinder
master cylinder
meat grinder
netminder
organ-grinder
oxygen cylinder
pinder
rangefinder
ring binder
slave cylinder
sonic depth finder
viewfinder
window winder

Synonyms and antonyms of cylinder in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cylinder» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CYLINDER

Find out the translation of cylinder to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cylinder from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cylinder» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

圆筒容器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cilindro
570 millions of speakers

English

cylinder
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिलेंडर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أُسْطُوَانة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

цилиндр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cilindro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cylindre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Silinder
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zylinder
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

円筒
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

원통
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Silinder
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hình trụ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிலிண்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सिलेंडर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

silindir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cilindro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cylinder
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

циліндр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cilindru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κύλινδρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

silinder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

cylinder
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sylinder
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cylinder

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CYLINDER»

The term «cylinder» is very widely used and occupies the 8.987 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CYLINDER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cylinder» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cylinder» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cylinder

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «CYLINDER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cylinder.
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Lawrence Hargrave
The wings are moved several times by hand to charge the crank chamber with mixture, which flows on through the external pipe and inlet valve to the compression space and cylinder.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CYLINDER»

Discover the use of cylinder in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cylinder and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The 4-Cylinder Engine Short Block High-Performance Manual: ...
How to blueprint any 4-cylinder, 4-stroke engine's short block for maximum performance and reliability. Covers choosing components, crank and rod bearings, pistons, camshafts and much more.
Des Hammill, 2012
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Cylinder
Students will see where solid shapes appear in their surroundings, from lunch boxes shaped like rectangular prisms to cylinder-shaped pasta. Direct photo-text correspondence supports beginning readers.
Jennifer Boothroyd, 2007
3
David Vizard's How to Port and Flow Test Cylinder Heads:
Author Vizard explains how the enthusiast needs to shape the combustion chambers and smooth out ports for maximum performance.
David Vizard, 2012
4
How to Power Tune MGB 4-Cylinder Engines
Burgess covers the BMC/British Leyland B-series engine (except the early 3-bearing crankshaft unit) as fitted to the MGB and MGB GT. Provides advice on MGB/MGB GT suspension, brakes and dyno tuning.
Peter Burgess
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How to Build, Modify & Power Tune Cylinder Heads
The complete practical guide to modifying cylinder heads for maximum power, economy and reliability.
Peter Burgess, David Gollan, 2003
6
High-Performance GM LS-Series Cylinder Head Guide
This book reviews every readily available factory and aftermarket cylinder head designed for GM LS-series engines and delivers the facts about each in an easily-comparable format.
David Grasso, 2012
7
Text Book Of 3-D Sphere, Cone And Cylinder
This book Text Book of 3-D Sphere, Cone and Cylinder has been written for the use of B.A./B.Sc., students of various Indian Universities.
A.K. Sharma, 2005
8
Oral Implantology: Basics, ITI Hollow Cylinder System
This new edition features chapters on complications & therapy for unsuccessful implants & on the microbiological aspects of aftercare.
André Schroeder, 1996
9
A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder
Acknowledgements. I am grateful to the Department of English, the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and my colleagues at Vancouver Island University. Richard Lane, who directed the Literary Theory Research Group with me, has been very ...
James De Mille, Daniel Burgoyne, 2011
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High-Performance Chevy Small-Block Cylinder Heads
While the small-block Chevy engine has been well-chronicled, specific in-depth information on this important component has been more elusive. This book shows you how to choose the best cylinder head for your application.
Graham Hansen, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CYLINDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cylinder is used in the context of the following news items.
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ACE Team co-founder confounds us with The Endless Cylinder
Even though it's an early prototype, The Endless Cylinder is the most sci-fi game I've seen in a good while. It scoffs at the space opera, instead ... «PC Gamer, Jul 15»
2
Global CNG Tank/Cylinder (Type-1, Type-2, Type-3, Type-4) Market …
The CNG tanks market is witnessing significant growth on account of the growing demand from its end-user industries and the increased ... «Yahoo7 News, Jul 15»
3
Woman dies in cylinder blast
KOCHI: A 75-year-old woman died of severe burn injuries when a gas cylinder caught fire at her home near Aluva. The dead was identified as ... «Kaumudi Online, Jul 15»
4
Hyosung GD250R single-cylinder fully faired motorcycle spied in India
Hyosung was earlier reported to launch as many as three single-cylinder motorcycles in India to make the brand more accessible. The first of ... «RushLane, Jul 15»
5
man charged for gas cylinder killing
One of the attackers allegedly used a 25-pound gas cylinder to hit Maxwell and then fled. Maxwell received a wound to the head, collapsed and ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
6
The Endless Cylinder Video Revealed
The setting is an alien location where a huge rotating cylinder is crushing everything, destroying all in its path. The gameplay is still in early ... «Gamers Hell, Jul 15»
7
'The Endless Cylinder' Announced - Screen & Trailer
The Endless Cylinder is a single player surreal adventure, in an abstract world where one assumes the role of an small newborn creature who ... «WorthPlaying.com, Jul 15»
8
100 Huts Gutted as Gas Cylinder Explodes
The fire broke out when a gas cylinder exploded in one of the huts in the colony. The women residents, who were doing household chores ... «Errabus, Jul 15»
9
'I used to drive Netaji around in a 12-cylinder car'
"I used to drive Netaji around in a 12-cylinder car, which was gifted by the King of Malaya. I was also capable of handling all types of guns," ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
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Six-cylinder Zetor to be unveiled at Ploughing Championships
The forthcoming National Ploughing Championships this September will see the new Zetor Crystal being unveiled with its six-cylinder engine. «Agriland, Jul 15»

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