
1 Cylinder (geometry)
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Cylinder (geometry) — A right circular cylinder A cylinder is one of the most basic curvilinear geometric shapes, the surface formed by the points at a fixed distance from a given line segment, the axis of the cylinder. The solid enclosed by this surface and by two… … Wikipedia
Cylinder — most commonly refers to: Cylinder (geometry), a three dimensional geometric shape Cylinder may also refer to: Contents 1 Science and technology 1.1 Information storage … Wikipedia
Cylinderheadsector — Cylinder head sector, also known as CHS, was an early method for giving addresses to each physical block of data on a hard disk drive. In the case of floppy drives, for which the same exact diskette medium can be truly low level formatted to… … Wikipedia
Geometry — (Greek γεωμετρία ; geo = earth, metria = measure) is a part of mathematics concerned with questions of size, shape, and relative position of figures and with properties of space. Geometry is one of the oldest sciences. Initially a body of… … Wikipedia
Cylinder head porting — refers to the process of modifying the intake and exhaust ports of an internal combustion engine to improve the quality and quantity of the air flow. Cylinder heads, as manufactured, are usually suboptimal due to design and manufacturing… … Wikipedia
Geometry — Ge*om e*try, n.; pl. {Geometries}[F. g[ e]om[ e]trie, L. geometria, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to measure land; ge a, gh^, the earth + ? to measure. So called because one of its earliest and most important applications was to the measurement of the earth s … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
cylinder — [sil′ən dər] n. [Fr cylindre < L cylindrus < Gr kylindros < kylindein, to roll < IE base * (s)kel , to bend > CALCAR, COLON1] 1. Geom. a) in geometry, a solid figure consisting of two parallel bases in the form of congruent, closed … English World dictionary
geometry — /jee om i tree/, n. 1. the branch of mathematics that deals with the deduction of the properties, measurement, and relationships of points, lines, angles, and figures in space from their defining conditions by means of certain assumed properties… … Universalium
cylinder — cylinderlike, adj. /sil in deuhr/, n. 1. Geom. a surface or solid bounded by two parallel planes and generated by a straight line moving parallel to the given planes and tracing a curve bounded by the planes and lying in a plane perpendicular or… … Universalium
Cylinder chess — Cylindrical chessboard … Wikipedia
cylinder — /ˈsɪləndə / (say siluhnduh) noun 1. Geometry a. a solid bounded by two parallel planes and the surface generated by a straight line moving parallel to a given straight line, and intersecting a given curve lying in one of the planes. When the… … Australian English dictionary