gas cylinder

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gas cylinder

[′gas ‚sil·ən·dər]
(mechanical engineering)
The chamber in which a piston moves in a positive displacement engine or compressor.
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A BOTTLE of air from the Lake District that was put up for sale on the internet site eBay had reached pounds 60 last night.
SEA MK II is a small bottle of air, which aircrews use in situations when they cannot hold their breath, according to Karen Roberts, the assistant director for training support.