Definition of cylindroid in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsilənˌdroid/


A figure or body resembling a cylinder.
Example sentences
  • The bodies are cylindroid, and are terminated by slightly concave or nearly flat articular surfaces.
  • None of the cutting rigs or power tools is well suited for concentrically cutting coaxially derived cylinders or cylindroids from larger objects made of wood, plastic or ice.


Resembling a cylinder in shape.
Example sentences
  • The processing parameters of cylindroid spiral springs were confirmed on the basis of a large number of experiments.
  • The battery extension assembly includes a hollow cylindroid body, a confining structure and an elastic holding member.
  • The tumor cells were uniform and had a cylindroid shape, with round or oval nuclei.

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Syllabification: cyl·in·droid

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