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Meaning of CYLINDROID

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cyl"in*droid\ (s?l"?n-droid), n. [Gr. ky`lindros
cylinder + -oid: cf. F. cylindro["i]de.]
1. A solid body resembling a right cylinder, but having the
   bases or ends elliptical.

2. (Geom.) A certain surface of the third degree, described
   by a moving straight line; -- used to illustrate the
   motions of a rigid body and also the forces acting on the
   body.

 

 

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