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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 398
by Horatio Nelson Robinson - 1892 - 416 pages

## The American Philosophical Arithmetic: Designed for the Use of Advanced ...

John Fair Stoddard - Arithmetic - 1856 - 312 pages
...which are parallelograms, as figure C. 4. A CYLINDER is a solid, having equal circles for ends, and is generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides; as figure D 5. A PYRAMID is a solid, having for its base a plane rectilinear figure; and for its sides...

## Rifles and Rifle Practice: An Elementary Treatise Upon the Theory of Rifle ...

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox - Rifle practice - 1859 - 308 pages
...of a sphere are equal ; the diameters are also equal, and double the radii. A cylinder is a solid, generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides, as an axis. In this revolution, the sides, perpendicular to. the side about which the revolution is made, describe...

## Iconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature & Art, Volume 1

Johann Georg Heck - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1860 - 332 pages
...oblique (fig. 71), as this axis is perpendicular or oblique to the bases 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...

## A handbook of practical gauging

Janes Boddely Keene - 1861
...solid having for its ends two equal and parallel circles. Fig. 22. NOTE. — It may be considered as generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. 46. A Pyramid is a solid having a plane figure for its base, its sides being triangles whose vertices...

## Elementary geometrical drawing

Samuel H. Winter - 1861
...termed a right cylinder ; and, if the directrix be a circle, the cylinder will be the same as that generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides. 10. Def. — A conical surface is generated by a straight line, which, passing through a fixed point,...

## An elementary treatise on mensuration

Benjamin Theophilus Moore - Measurement - 1863 - 278 pages
...area of the surface, and the volume, of a circular cylinder. DEF. A circular cylinder is the solid generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides which remains fixed : this line is called the axis of the cylinder. From Lemma n. COr. 2, it will bo...

## Treatise on Plane and Solid Geometry: For Colleges, Schools and Private ...

Eli Todd Tappan - Geometry, Modern - 1864 - 292 pages
...the distance from the vertex to the circumference of the base. 718. A CYLINDER is a solid described by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axis. As in the cone, the sides adjacent to the axis describe circles, while the opposite side describes...

## Elements of Geometry and Trigonometry

C. Davies - 1867 - 342 pages
...lateral edge of the otherBOOK VIITHE CYLINDER, THE CONE, AND THE SPHERE1 A CYLINDER is a volume which may be generated by the revolution of a rectangle about one of its sides as an axisThus, if the rectangle ABCD be revolved around the side AB as an axis, it will generate the cylinder...