right circular cylinder


Definition of right circular cylinder

: a cylinder with the bases circular and with the axis joining the two centers of the bases perpendicular to the planes of the two bases

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Illustration of right circular cylinder

right circular cylinder: 1 axis

First Known Use of right circular cylinder

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Right circular cylinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20circular%20cylinder. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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