Solid bounded by a curved surface and by two plane surfaces.

The two plane surfaces are parallel and congruent.

Solid bounded by a cylindrical surface whose directrix is a closed curve and by two parallel planes that do not have any generatrices.


A cylinder is formed by two parallel and congruent planes called its bases and a curved surface called its lateral surface.


Many everyday objects have the shape of a cylinder: tin cans, soft drink cans, paint rollers, rolling pins, oil barrels, etc.,

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