Definition of Cylindric

1. Adjective. Having the form of a cylinder.

Exact synonyms: Cylindrical
Similar to: Rounded
Derivative terms: Cylinder, Cylinder, Cylindricality, Cylindricalness

Definition of Cylindric

1. a. Having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder.

Definition of Cylindric

1. Adjective. Of or relating to cylinders. ¹

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Definition of Cylindric

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cylindric

cylinder block
cylinder function
cylinder functions
cylinder head
cylinder heads
cylinder lock
cylinder press
cylinder retinoscopy
cylindric (current term)
cylindrical bronchiectasis
cylindrical epithelium
cylindrical lens
cylindrical lining

Literary usage of Cylindric

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"The lenses used for spectacles are spheric and cylindric. ... cylindric Lenses.—A cylindric lens is a section of a cylinder parallel to its axis. ..."

2. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Étienne Montricla (1803)
"THERE are other curved mirrors, besides those already mentioned; such as cylindric and conical mirrors, by means of which, effects very curious are' ..."

3. An Introduction to Mensuration and Practical Geometry by John Bonnycastle, James Ryan (1848)
"PROBLEM I. • To find the convex superficies of a cylindric ring. RULE. ... The thickness of Ac of a cylindric ring is 3 inches, and the inner diameter cd 12 ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"There were therefore introduced above and below the cylindric refracting Fig. 2. hoop which we Lave described, separate glase prisms of triangular section, ..."

5. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"Female catkins cylindric, 2-3 in. long, nodding ; scales black above the middle ; capsules downy grey, J in. long, cylindric from an ovoid base, ..."

6. A Class-book of Botany by Alphonso Wood (1851)
"2—3f high, scabrous above, leafy below.—Bright green. tf Spikes several, sometimes one, erect, slender, long-cylindric, with an oblong ..."

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