Sentence Examples


  • Cylindrical organs may exhibit similar phenomena.
  • This continuous change of position has been called circumnutation, and is held to be universal in all growing cylindrical organs.
  • In most insects the leg is built up of nine segments: (1) a broad triangular, sub-globular, conical or cylindrical haunch (coxa); (2) a small trochanter; (3) an elongate stout thigh (femur); (4) a more slender shin (tibia); and (5-9) a foot consisting of five tarsal segments.
  • These at first consisted of an ordinary truck on which were placed two wooden tub-like tanks, each holding about 2000 gallons; they were replaced in 1871 by the modern type of tank-car, constructed with a horizontal cylindrical tank of boiler plate.
  • The cheese-box still has a vertical cylindrical body, which may be as much as 30 ft.