Meaning of CYLINDER in English

CYLINDER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a gas cylinder (= a large container for gas )

One of the gas cylinders exploded.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

hot

Above: Made-to-measure hot water cylinder fits neatly under sink, hidden by cupboard doors.

If boiler and hot water cylinder are on the same level, a pump has to be installed into the system.

The hot water cylinder supplies the domestic hot water to the taps.

Separate airing cupboard with foam dipped hot water cylinder , immersion heater and timer for boiler.

The best systems have four pipes plus a balance tank and hot water cylinder .

Immersion heater spanner Electric immersion heaters fit into a large screwed boss on the top or side of a hot water cylinder .

Hot water cylinders A hot water cylinder is traditionally put in a cupboard which also serves for airing clothes.

The other is more useful and is, in fact, the only way of draining the hot water cylinder .

small

The route was very tight and could only be passed using small cylinders .

Here, on the floor, is a small flat cylinder with a spirit-level bubble in the center of its top surface.

But to you, my dear, it will simply be a small cylinder of Balbazian steel, that wonderfully unbreachable metal.

■ NOUN

gas

Teesside trains were also stopped when firemen discovered a gas cylinder near the fire.

Hassan has to buy gas cylinders to light the stove and the two small lamps that light his apartment.

One of the boats sank after gas cylinders inside exploded.The other was completely burned out.Richard Barnet reports.

Rolled up, admittedly, but those things can be opened and inflated from their gas cylinders in seconds.

There are candles and a gas cylinder .

I assemble my Trangia and cook food, avoiding the almost overwhelming temptation to use the gas cylinder .

Another was attached to a high pressure gas cylinder .

Since the attack, the gas cylinders have remained out of use.

head

The question is the charge of gas, exploded in the cylinder head , which is the motive force of every piston-stroke.

A north-west gale had given us a good shaking up crossing from Peterhead to Wick resulting in a cracked cylinder head .

It is perfectly possible to replace the hot spots in a Land Rover cylinder head .

The engine block and alloy cylinder head is shared with the 1.4-litre Energy engine so the bore is identical.

The R1's free-breathing five-valves-per-cylinder head is also kept for the new bike.

The only effective remedy is to install hardened valve seats or a replacement cylinder head , both expensive options.

The cylinder head has been carefully machined to increase air-flow.

index

Each cylinder index entry gives the address of the cylinder it refers to, and the highest key on the cylinder.

With large files, there will frequently be a cylinder index added as a first level index.

Past practice has often been to allocate the cylinder index to a cylinder preceding or following the file area.

Fig. 7.7 summarizes the rules for placement of the cylinder index if it is to be situated in the main file area.

oxygen

Cursing herself, she snaked a hand back inside for an oxygen cylinder .

Soon she was barely able to walk and she had oxygen cylinders fitted in her bedroom.

There were two explosions involving an oxygen cylinder , injuring both men.

water

Above: Made-to-measure hot water cylinder fits neatly under sink, hidden by cupboard doors.

If boiler and hot water cylinder are on the same level, a pump has to be installed into the system.

The hot water cylinder supplies the domestic hot water to the taps.

Separate airing cupboard with foam dipped hot water cylinder , immersion heater and timer for boiler.

The best systems have four pipes plus a balance tank and hot water cylinder .

Immersion heater spanner Electric immersion heaters fit into a large screwed boss on the top or side of a hot water cylinder .

Hot water cylinders A hot water cylinder is traditionally put in a cupboard which also serves for airing clothes.

■ VERB

fire

The latter is a book in which the author is firing on all cylinders .

This company is firing on all cylinders .

Your Reticular Activating System is firing on all cylinders , your cortex is turning somersaults.

fit

The V8 will not fit the 4 cylinder gearbox without an adaptor plate and suitably made engine mounts.

use

Extending the regulations to more types of gas appliances including premises using gas from cylinders or garden tanks.

The route was very tight and could only be passed using small cylinders .

I assemble my Trangia and cook food, avoiding the almost overwhelming temptation to use the gas cylinder .

Any tappings that aren't being used on the cylinder can be fitted with screwed blanks.

Upgrading cylinders Direct cylinders can be converted simply to indirect ones using a cylinder conversion kit.

Watt used a cylinder closed at both ends to keep it as warm as possible.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

be firing on all cylinders

The latter is a book in which the author is firing on all cylinders.

This company is firing on all cylinders.

Your Reticular Activating System is firing on all cylinders, your cortex is turning somersaults.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a cylinder of oxygen

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Atmospheric pressure then forced the piston down the cylinder in which it was sitting.

Existing direct cylinders can be upgraded to indirect - see below.

It met the wood in massive cylinders, thirteen feet across, made of inch-thick wrought-iron plates riveted together.

Teesside trains were also stopped when firemen discovered a gas cylinder near the fire.

The cylinders, it was claimed, were designed to be fitted together to form the barrel of a giant 40-metre gun.

The secret is to divide the number of cylinders by 2 and double the number of heads.

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