cylindrically

cylindrical

[si-lin-dri-kuhl]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or having the form of a cylinder.
Also, cylindric.


Origin:
1640–50; < Neo-Latin cylindric(us) (< Greek kylindrikós; see cylinder, -ic) + -al1

cylindricality, cylindricalness, noun
cylindrically, adverb
subcylindric, adjective
subcylindrical, adjective
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cylindrical or cylindric (sɪˈlɪndrɪkəl, sɪˈlɪndrɪk)
 
adj
of, shaped like, or characteristic of a cylinder
 
cylindric or cylindric
 
adj
 
cylindri'cality or cylindric
 
n
 
cy'lindricalness or cylindric
 
n
 
cy'lindrically or cylindric
 
adv

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