cylindrical

adjective cy·lin·dri·cal \ sə-ˈlin-dri-kəl \
variants: or less commonly cylindric play \sə-ˈlin-drik\
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of cylindrical

: relating to or having the form or properties of a cylinder

cylindrically

play \sə-ˈlin-dri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of cylindrical

1646


CYLINDRICAL Defined for English Language Learners

cylindrical

adjective

Definition of cylindrical for English Language Learners

  • : shaped like a cylinder


CYLINDRICAL Defined for Kids

cylindrical

adjective cy·lin·dri·cal \ sə-ˈlin-dri-kəl \

Definition of cylindrical for Students

: having a long round shape


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