Definitions of cylindrical

  1. related to or having the shape or properties of a cylinder Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. Pert. to; having the form of a cylinder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. Leaves rolled on themselves, or to solid cylinder-like leaves. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for cylindrical

  1. Stamens 10. Ovary cylindrical – The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines by T. H. Pardo de Tavera
  2. The egg is of a beautiful white, cylindrical in shape, slightly curved into an arc, a fifth or a sixth of an inch in length and not quite a twenty- fifth of an inch in thickness; it is the egg of the Anthophora. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre