That cylinder is in a chamber within the satellite, not unlike an astronaut aboard the International Space Station.
It's figuring out how to connect a stable, stationary platform to that cylinder.
The engine is slung from a small aluminum subframe, and hangs on by the cylinder heads.
When we step into that cylinder of dry air and certain doom, all we can think is what it will be like when it crashes.
The point of having lots of businesses under one roof is that not every unit will fire on every cylinder in every quarter.
This method of delivering the sheets is known as the cylinder or rear delivery.
His assistant then turned the cock and shut off the gas from the cylinder.
The water is held in the cylinder by foot-valves or clack-valves.
The second cylinder block is now finished according to the drawing.
When the piston reached the bottom of the cylinder the valve d was opened and the piston again ascended.
1560s, from Middle French cylindre (14c.), from Latin cylindrus "roller, cylinder," from Greek kylindros "a cylinder, roller, roll," from kylindein "to roll," of unknown origin.
cylinder cyl·in·der (sĭl'ən-dər)
The surface generated by a straight line intersecting and moving along a closed plane curve, the directrix, while remaining parallel to a fixed straight line that is not on or parallel to the plane of the directrix.
A solid bounded by two parallel planes and such a surface, especially such a surface having a circle as its directrix.
A cylindrical or rodlike renal cast.
A cylindrical lens.
A cylindrical metal container for gases stored under high pressure.
The set of tracks on a multi-headed disk that may be accessed without head movement. That is, the collection of disk tracks which are the same distance from the spindle about which the disks rotate. Each such group forms the shape of a cylinder. Placing data that are likely to be accessed together in cylinders reduces the access significantly as head movement (seeking) is slow compared to disk rotation and switching between heads.