Cy·lin·dric Cy·lin·dric·al a. Having the form of a cylinder, or of a section of its convex surface; partaking of the properties of the cylinder.
Cylindrical lens, a lens having one, or more than one, cylindrical surface.
Cylindric surface or Cylindrical surface, Geom., a surface described by a straight line that moves according to any law, but so as to be constantly parallel to a given line.
Cylindrical vault. Arch. See under Vault, n.
adj 1: having the form of a cylinder or tube [syn: tube-shaped, tubelike,
2: related to or having the shape or properties of a cylinder