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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The contractor is evaluating the feasibility of implementing the HAMTC demand for bottled air, he said.
Currently, the Vitality Air product line includes bottled air and oxygen, with prices starting at $18.
The bottled air pushes its way around the egg and some of it escapes (the egg may jump up and down as the air pushes its way up and around it).
As Salzman reminds us, there was a time, not so very long ago, when the notion of buying bottled water at the neighbourhood store would have seemed as ridiculous as buying bottled air.