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Cylinder vs. Roller

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Cylindernoun

(geometry) A surface created by projecting a closed two-dimensional curve along an axis intersecting the plane of the curve.

‘When the two-dimensional curve is a circle, the cylinder is called a circular cylinder. When the axis is perpendicular to the plane of the curve, the cylinder is called a right cylinder. In non-mathematical usage, both right and circular are usually implied.’;

Rollernoun

(heading) Anything that rolls.

Cylindernoun

(geometry) A solid figure bounded by a cylinder and two parallel planes intersecting the cylinder.

Rollernoun

Any rotating cylindrical device that is part of a machine, especially one used to apply or reduce pressure.

Cylindernoun

Any object in the form of a circular cylinder.

Rollernoun

A person who rolls something, such as cigars or molten metal.

Cylindernoun

A cylindrical cavity or chamber in a mechanism, such as the counterpart to a piston found in a piston-driven engine.

Rollernoun

(cricket) A large rolling device used to flatten the surface of the pitch.

Cylindernoun

(automotive) The space in which a piston travels inside a reciprocating engine or pump.

Rollernoun

A cylindrical tool for applying paint or ink.

Cylindernoun

A container in the form of a cylinder with rounded ends for storing pressurized gas; a gas cylinder.

Rollernoun

An agricultural machine used for flattening land and breaking up lumps of earth.

Cylindernoun

An early form of phonograph recording, made on a wax cylinder.

Rollernoun

One of a set of small cylindrical tubes used to curl hair.

Cylindernoun

The part of a revolver that contains chambers for the cartridges.

Rollernoun

A roller towel.

Cylindernoun

(computing) The corresponding tracks on a vertical arrangement of disks in a disk drive considered as a unit of data capacity.

Rollernoun

A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.

Cylinderverb

(transitive) To calender; to press (paper, etc.) between rollers to make it glossy.

Rollernoun

(cycling) One of a set of rolling cylinders allowing a rider to practise balance while training indoors.

Cylindernoun

A solid body which may be generated by the rotation of a parallelogram round one its sides; or a body of rollerlike form, of which the longitudinal section is oblong, and the cross section is circular.

Rollernoun

Any insect whose larva rolls up leaves, especially those in family Tortricidae.

Cylindernoun

Any hollow body of cylindrical form

Rollernoun

The pl=s, small ground snakes of the genus Cylindrophis.

Cylindernoun

The revolving square prism carrying the cards in a Jacquard loom.

Rollernoun

(disc golf) A throw which involves the player throwing the disc in a way that makes it roll, by that being able to travel further than if thrown in the air. Only used on holes with open areas with short or no grass.

Cylindernoun

a cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air

Rollernoun

A long wide bandage used in surgery.

Cylindernoun

a solid bounded by a cylindrical surface and two parallel planes (the bases)

Rollernoun

A large, wide, curling wave that falls back on itself as it breaks on a coast.

Cylindernoun

a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

Rollernoun

(heading) A bird.

Cylindernoun

a chamber within which piston moves

Rollernoun

A breed or variety of roller pigeon that rolls (i.e. tumbles or somersaults) backwards (compare Penson roller, Birmingham roller, tumbler).

Cylindernoun

a solid geometrical figure with straight parallel sides and a circular or oval cross section.

Rollernoun

Any of various aggressive birds, of the family Coraciidae, having bright blue wings and hooked beaks.

Cylindernoun

a solid or hollow body, object, or part having the shape of a cylinder.

Rollernoun

(also written Roller) A car made by Rolls-Royce.

Cylindernoun

a piston chamber in a steam or internal combustion engine.

Rollernoun

A police patrol car or patrolman (rather than an unmarked police car or a detective)

Cylindernoun

a cylinder-shaped container holding liquefied gas under pressure.

Rollernoun

A padded surcingle that is used on horses for training and vaulting.

Cylindernoun

a rotating metal roller in a printing press.

Rollernoun

A roll of titles or (especially) credits played over film or video; television or film credits.

Cylindernoun

a cylinder seal.

Rollernoun

(slang) A wheelchair user.

Cylinder

A cylinder (from Greek: κύλινδρος, romanized: kulindros, lit. 'roller', 'tumbler') has traditionally been a three-dimensional solid, one of the most basic of curvilinear geometric shapes. It is the idealized version of a solid physical tin can having lids on top and bottom.

Rollernoun

One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.

Rollernoun

A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.

Rollernoun

One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.

Rollernoun

A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; - called also roller towel.

Rollernoun

A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.

Rollernoun

A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a map.

Rollernoun

A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.

Rollernoun

Any insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.

Rollernoun

Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadæ. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.

Rollernoun

Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidæ.

Rollernoun

a grounder that rolls along the infield

Rollernoun

a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore

Rollernoun

a small wheel without spokes (as on a roller skate)

Rollernoun

a cylinder that revolves

Rollernoun

a mechanical device consisting of a cylindrical tube around which the hair is wound to curl it;

‘a woman with her head full of curlers is not a pretty sight’;

Rollernoun

Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers

Rollernoun

pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground

Rollernoun

a cylinder that rotates about a central axis and is used in various machines and devices to move, flatten, or spread something

‘use a roller to resettle turf laid during autumn and winter’; ‘the sheets moved through rollers and down the folding machine’;

Rollernoun

an absorbent revolving cylinder attached to a handle, used to apply paint

‘further coats can be applied by brush or roller’;

Rollernoun

a small cylinder around which hair is rolled in order to produce curls

‘it's best to put rollers in when hair is slightly damp after washing’;

Rollernoun

a long surgical bandage rolled up for convenient application.

Rollernoun

a long swelling wave that appears to roll steadily towards the shore

‘the Atlantic rollers’;

Rollernoun

relating to or involving roller skates

‘roller hockey’;

Rollernoun

a brightly coloured crow-sized bird with predominantly blue plumage, having a characteristic tumbling display flight.

Rollernoun

a bird of a breed of tumbler pigeon.

Rollernoun

a breed of canary with a trilling song.

Rollernoun

a car made by Rolls-Royce.

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