semicylinder

n. helft van een cilinder in de lengte door midden gedeeld

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  • semicylinder — semicylindrical /sem ee si lin dri keuhl, sem uy /, semicylindric, adj. /sem ee sil in deuhr, sem uy /, n. half of a cylinder divided lengthwise. [1660 70; SEMI + CYLINDER] * * * …   Universalium

  • semicylinder — noun Half of a cylinder (cut along its axis) …   Wiktionary

  • semicylinder — n. half of a cylinder divided along the length …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semicylinder — semi·cylinder …   English syllables

  • semicylinder — /sɛmiˈsɪləndə/ (say semee siluhnduh) noun one of the halves of a cylinder which has been dissected lengthways. –semicylindrical /ˌsɛmisəˈlɪndrɪkəl/ (say .semeesuh lindrikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • semicylinder — n. half of a cylinder cut longitudinally. Derivatives: semicylindrical adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back-acting steam engine — Steam engine Steam en gine ([e^]n j[i^]n). An engine moved by steam. [1913 Webster] Note: In its most common forms its essential parts are a piston, a cylinder, and a valve gear. The piston works in the cylinder, to which steam is admitted by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Back-action steam engine — Steam engine Steam en gine ([e^]n j[i^]n). An engine moved by steam. [1913 Webster] Note: In its most common forms its essential parts are a piston, a cylinder, and a valve gear. The piston works in the cylinder, to which steam is admitted by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Portable steam engine — Steam engine Steam en gine ([e^]n j[i^]n). An engine moved by steam. [1913 Webster] Note: In its most common forms its essential parts are a piston, a cylinder, and a valve gear. The piston works in the cylinder, to which steam is admitted by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Retort — Re*tort , n. [See {Retort}, v. t.] 1. The return of, or reply to, an argument, charge, censure, incivility, taunt, or witticism; a quick and witty or severe response. [1913 Webster] This is called the retort courteous. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. [F …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Semiportable steam engine — Steam engine Steam en gine ([e^]n j[i^]n). An engine moved by steam. [1913 Webster] Note: In its most common forms its essential parts are a piston, a cylinder, and a valve gear. The piston works in the cylinder, to which steam is admitted by the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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