right cylinder

variants: or right circular cylinder

Definition of right cylinder

: a cylinder whose side is perpendicular to its base

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First Known Use of right cylinder

1877, in the meaning defined above

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“Right cylinder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20cylinder. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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