- Narnia uses stencil shadows generated from implicit geometry representations such as cylinders and ellipsoids, and also extruded polygons.
- He goes on to consider solid geometry giving results on prisms, cylinders, and spheres.
- Simple geometrical arrangements such as an ellipsoid or a cylinder are often used to gauge the shape of particles such as micelles and proteins.
- Form the marzipan into a cylinder the same length as the stollen dough.
- The cell body is actually a cylinder capped at both ends by hemispheres and the radius of the flagellum helix is smaller than that of the cell body.
- Many materials scientists predict that the tiny, hollow cylinders of carbon atoms known as carbon nanotubes will eventually lead to a new generation of supersmall transistors.
- Think of a cylinder and a piston in an old steam engine.
- When a cylinder fires, the piston rod is at an angle and can immediately turn the crankshaft via the cam at the end of the pivoting arm.
- With both valves closed following combustion, the pistons in those cylinders come up and compress the exhaust gases instead of pumping them out.
- The fuel cell unit with a power output of 200 kW and the pressurized gas cylinders containing compressed hydrogen are accommodated on the roof.
- Residents from around 200 houses in Colne had to leave their properties at 8pm after a fire at a block of garages containing cylinders of highly explosive gas on Tuesday night.
- Residents were forced to evacuate their Eastwood homes after a field fire swept through garden sheds containing potentially explosive gas cylinders.
Late 16th century: from Latin cylindrus, from Greek kulindros 'roller', from kulindein 'to roll'.
The shape and movement of a cylinder are captured in the word's origin. Cylinder comes via Latin from Greek kulindros ‘roller’.
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