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cylinder

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Noun cylinder has 4 senses
  1. cylinder - a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air
    --1 is a kind of
    container
    --1 is a part of aqualung, Aqua-Lung, scuba
  2. cylinder - a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)
    --2 is a kind of
    solid
    --2 has particulars: roll; roller
  3. cylinder - a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
    --3 is a kind of
    round shape
    --3 has particulars:
     brake drum, drum; shank; shank; shank, stem; stalactite; stalagmite; barrel, drum; pipe, tube
  4. cylinder, piston chamber - a chamber within which piston moves
    --4 is a kind of chamber
    --4 is a part of engine block, cylinder block, block; pump; compressor
    --4 has parts: intake valve
    --4 has particulars: brake cylinder, hydraulic brake cylinder, master cylinder
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