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A Cylinder is a body bounded by a uniformly curved surface, its ends being equal and parallel circles.
Robinson's New Practical Arithmetic for Common Schools and Academies - Page 396
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1892 - 416 pages

The new practical gager

Matthew Iley - 1820 - 512 pages
...figure generated by the revolution of a semicircle about its diameter. A cylinder is the solid figure generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. 35. A cone is the solid figure generated by the revolution of a right-angled triangle, about either...

Geometry, Plane, Solid, and Spherical, in Six Books: To which is Added, in ...

Pierce Morton - Geometry - 1830 - 584 pages
...the circumference of either base so as to be always parallel to the axis 166 (4) A right cylinder is generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides . . . 167 (c) A cylinder is greater than any inscribed prism, and less than any circumscribed prism;...

Elements of Descriptive Geometry: With Their Application to Spherical ...

Charles Davies - Geometry, Descriptive - 1835 - 256 pages
...elements at the same distance from the axis, is the kind of cylinder treated of in geometry, and may be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. Cylinders are generally named from their inferior bases. If the inferior base be a circle, ellipse,...

Library of Useful Knowledge: Geometry plane, solid, and spherical [by Pierce ...

Mathematics - 1835 - 684 pages
...the circumference of either base so as to be always parallel to the axis 166 (б) A right cylinder is generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides . . . 167 (c) A cylinder is greater than any inscribed prism, and less than any circumscribed prism;...

Elements of Descriptive Geometry: With Their Application to Spherical ...

Charles Davies - Geometry, Descriptive - 1840 - 260 pages
...elements at the same distance from the axis, is the kind of cylinder treated of in geometry, and may be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. Cylinders are generally named from their inferior bases. If the inferior base be a circle, ellipse,...

Ticknor's Mensuration, Or, Square and Triangle: Being a Practical and ...

Almon Ticknor - Measurement - 1849 - 156 pages
...triangles ; a square prism when its ends are square, &c. Fig. 3. Kg. 4. 4. A cylinder is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, as an axis, which remains fixed ; as ABC D. 5. A cone is a solid described by the revolution of a right-angled...

Young Scientist: A Practical Journal for Amateurs, Volume 1

1851 - 716 pages
...oblique (fig. 71), as this axis is perpendicular or oblique to the base. A right cylinder will manifestly be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. On the convex surface of the cylinder, innumerable straight lines may be drawn, parallel to each other...

Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art, Volume 1

Johann Georg Heck - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1851 - 712 pages
...oblique (fig.1\), as this axis is perpendicular or oblique to the base. A right cylinder will manifestly be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. On the convex surface of the cylinder, innumerable straight lines may be drawn, parallel to each other...