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cylindrical

[si-lin-dri-kuh l] /sɪˈlɪn drɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the form of a cylinder.
Also, cylindric.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; < New Latin cylindric(us) (< Greek kylindrikós; see cylinder, -ic) + -al1
Related forms
cylindricality, cylindricalness, noun
cylindrically, adverb
subcylindric, adjective
subcylindrical, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cylindricality

cylindrical

/sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl/
adjective
1.
of, shaped like, or characteristic of a cylinder
Derived Forms
cylindricality, cylindricalness, noun
cylindrically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for cylindricality

cylindrical

adj.

1640s, probably from cylindric (but this is attested only from 1680s), from Greek kylindrikos, from kylindros (see cylinder) + -al (1).

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cylindricality in Medicine

cylindrical cyl·in·dri·cal (sə-lĭn'drĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or having the shape of a cylinder, especially of a circular cylinder.

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