cylinder

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underwater swimmer equipped with a face mask and foot fins and either a snorkel or an air cylinder aquanaut , skin-diver
bang caused by the early ignition of fuel in engine cylinder backfire
musical instrument that makes music by rotation of a cylinder studded with pegs barrel organ , grind organ , hand organ , hurdy-gurdy , hurdy gurdy , street organ
hollow cylinder passed from runner to runner in a relay race baton
cylinder that contains brake fluid that is compressed by a piston brake cylinder , hydraulic brake cylinder , master cylinder
hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes brake drum , drum
foot pedal that moves a piston in the master brake cylinder brake pedal
lamp consisting of a flame directed at a cylinder of lime with a lens to concentrate the light; formerly used for stage lighting calcium light , limelight
metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm canister , canister shot , case shot
saw having teeth around the edge of a hollow cylinder crown saw
detachable plate that covers the closed end of a cylinder chamber in a reciprocating engine or pump cylinder head
lock in which a cylinder rotates to move a bolt; tumblers are pins; inserting the key lifts and aligns the pins to free the cylinder to rotate cylinder lock
printing press where the type is carried on a flat bed under a cylinder that holds paper and rolls over the type cylinder press , flatbed press
roundness of a 3-dimensional cylinder cylindricality , cylindricalness
musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end drum , membranophone , tympan
straight line that generates a cylinder or cone element
straight line running the length of the cylinder element of a cylinder
valve through which burned gases from a cylinder escape into the exhaust manifold exhaust valve
heat engine in which ignition occurs outside the chamber (cylinder or turbine) in which heat is converted to mechanical energy external-combustion engine
internal-combustion engine in which an explosive mixture is drawn into the cylinder on the first stroke and is compressed and ignited on the second stroke; work is done on the third stroke and the products of combustion are exhausted on the fourth stroke four-stroke engine , four-stroke internal-combustion engine
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