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air cylinder

noun
1.
a cylinder containing air, especially one equipped with a piston and used as a device for checking the recoil of a gun.
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Examples from the web for air cylinder
  • Compressed air guns are allowed in checked baggage with the compressed air cylinder removed.
  • It requires a tight fitting respirator and is supplied by an on-line compressor or compressed air cylinder.
  • The linkage was lubricated and the air cylinder was cleaned and lubricated.
  • When the cars were connected to the locomotive, an air cylinder activated the brakes.
  • During the inspection it was noted that the compressed air cylinder was partially pressurized.
  • His head was crushed between an air cylinder and the frame hogger opening, and was fatally crushed.
  • After resting a few minutes and getting another air cylinder, she successfully completed the evolution.
British Dictionary definitions for air cylinder

air cylinder

noun
1.
a cylinder containing air, esp one fitted with a piston and used for damping purposes
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