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cylindric


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cylindric  \Cy*lin"dric\  (s?-l?n"dr?k),  Cylindrical 
  \Cy*lin"dric*al\  (-dr?-kal),  a.  [Gr.  kylindriko`s,  from 
  ky`lindros  cylinder:  cf  F.  cylindrique.] 
  Having  the  form  of  a  cylinder,  or  of  a  section  of  its  convex 
  surface;  partaking  of  the  properties  of  the  cylinder. 
 
  {Cylindrical  lens},  a  lens  having  one  or  more  than  one 
  cylindrical  surface. 
 
  {Cylindric,  or  Cylindrical},  {surface}  (Geom.),  a  surface 
  described  by  a  straight  line  that  moves  according  to  any 
  law,  but  so  as  to  be  constantly  parallel  to  a  given  line 
 
 
  {Cylindrical  vault}.  (Arch.)  See  under  {Vault},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cylindric 
  adj  :  related  to  or  having  the  shape  or  properties  of  a  cylinder 
  [syn:  {cylindrical}] 




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