Meaning : Cylinder
Category : Science
Sub Category : Petrochemicals
What does CYL mean or stand for ?
CYL is the short form for cylinder,and this is no ordinary gas cylinder that we are referring to.This is a combustion cylinder that is use in the engine of an automobile. There are also cooking gas – propane and Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders that are used domestically in households.Those are big cylinders that weigh upwards for 30 pounds.
CYL in a car is usually three cylinders or 4 cylinders.These are small combustion chambers that have a mix of compressed air and fuel.This volatile mixture is ignited with a spark plug and the reaction produces a strong torque that moves the gears of the engine.