Cylinder
A threedimensional geometric
figure with parallel congruent bases.
The bases can be shaped like any closed plane
figure (not necessarily
a circle)
and must be oriented identically.
Note: The word cylinder often refers
to a right circular
cylinder.
See
also
Right cylinder, circular
cylinder, oblique
cylinder, height of
a cylinder, volume, lateral
surface, lateral
surface area,
surface area
