air cylinder

noun

: a cylinder in which air is compressed by a piston, in which compressed air is stored, or in which a piston is driven by air pressure

Word History

First Known Use

1779, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air cylinder was in 1779

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“Air cylinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20cylinder. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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