Röhre; bes. Rohr eines opt. Geräts.
Sinonimi: piston chamber
ETYM French cylindre, Old Fren. cilindre, Latin cylindrus, from Greek kylindros, from kylindein, kyliein, to roll. Related to Calender the machine.
1. A long, rounded chamber.
2. A surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line.
3. A cylindrical container for oxygen or compressed air.
4. A chamber in which a piston moves (as in a combustion engine); SYN. piston chamber.