Usage examples for cylindrical

  1. A nest said to belong to this species, and found near Darjeeling in July, at an elevation of about 4000 feet, was placed on the ground on the side of a bank- a very dirty untidy nest, more or less cylindrical in shape, composed of dead leaves, including a good many of those of the bamboo, dead twigs, and old roots, and very sparsely lined with black moss- roots. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  2. The bases of altars varied in shape, some being square and massive, others polygonal or cylindrical. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  3. Clusters large, long, slender, cylindrical, often double- shouldered, compact; pedicel slender with numerous, small warts; brush long, wine- colored. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  4. He had only a cylindrical one. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  5. The cylindrical support is carved in the rough semblance of a human form, which, in some instances, has rays issuing from its head. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall

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