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English noun: cylinder

1. cylinder (shape) a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)


Broader (hypernym)solid


Narrower (hyponym)roll, roller

2. cylinder (shape) a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line


Broader (hypernym)round shape


Narrower (hyponym)barrel, brake drum, drum, drum, pipe, shank, shank, shank, stalactite, stalagmite, stem, tube

3. cylinder (artifact) a chamber within which piston moves


Synonymspiston chamber


Broader (hypernym)chamber


Narrower (hyponym)brake cylinder, hydraulic brake cylinder, master cylinder


Part holonymintake valve


Part meronymblock, compressor, cylinder block, engine block, pump

4. cylinder (artifact) a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air


Broader (hypernym)container


Part meronymAqua-Lung, aqualung, scuba









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