Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cylinder

4 senses of cylinder

Sense 1
cylinder -- (a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases))
       => solid -- (a three-dimensional shape)

Sense 2
cylinder -- (a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line)
       => round shape -- (a shape that is curved and without sharp angles)

Sense 3
cylinder, piston chamber -- (a chamber within which piston moves)
       => chamber -- (a natural or artificial enclosed space)

Sense 4
cylinder -- (a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

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