## CYLINDER

### Cylinder

A**cylinder**is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels. Multiple cylinders are commonly arranged side by side in a bank, or engine block, which is typically cast from aluminum or cast iron before receiving precision machine work. Cylinders may be

**sleeved**or

**sleeveless**.

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### cylinder

#### Noun

- A surface created by projecting a closed two-dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve.
- When the two-dimensional curve is a circle, the cylinder is called a
*circular cylinder*. When the axis is perpendicular to the plane of the curve, the cylinder is called a*right cylinder*. In non-mathematical usage, both*right*and*circular*are usually implied.

- When the two-dimensional curve is a circle, the cylinder is called a
- A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder.
- Any object in the form of a circular cylinder.
- A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine.
- A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas.
- An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder.
- The part of a revolver that contains chambers for the cartridges.
- The corresponding tracks on a vertical arrangement of disks in a disk drive considered as a unit of data capacity.

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