Recent Examples of cylindrical from the Web
The Curta calculator, a small cylindrical math machine with a hand-crank on the top, was first dreamt up by Curt Herzstark in the 1930s who finished its design while imprisoned in the Buchenwald concentration camp during WWII.
And any contraction can be more easily managed in the cylindrical tunnels.
Amazon introduced its first cylindrical Echo speaker in 2014.
The settlement comes after a class action lawsuit on behalf of people who purchased products containing lithium-ion cylindrical batteries.
Mr. Jeffries met Big Moe earlier this year in New Zealand, where the American was impressed with the Kiwi’s cylindrical fire pit.
Moving this button, along with the frontfacing camera to the cylindrical hinge, has given the 2DS XL a much smaller footprint: 86mm x 160mm versus 94mm x 160mm.
These panopticon-like cylindrical towers would sit at the center of cities, where drones could be summoned for deliveries.
A drawing, which resembles a beehive, shows a tall, cylindrical building filled with drones.
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First Known Use of cylindrical
CYLINDRICAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cylindrical for English Language Learners
: shaped like a cylinder
CYLINDRICAL Defined for Kids
Definition of cylindrical for Students
: having a long round shape
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