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It depends which way you cut it. If it is cut perpendicular to the bases, then it

becomes two cylindania. If it is cut parallel to the bases, then the cut creates

a new base on each piece, and what you have left is called two cylinders.

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Two cylinders.

Q: What is a cylinder called if it's cut in half?

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Another cylinder

depends. one if it is cut length ways an none if cut width ways

The volume becomes one eighth.

It becomes an hemisphere

Two half-pies.

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a smaller cylinder when cut horizontally. A semi-circle when cut vertically

If the cylinder is cut in half along the side it is still a cylinder. If the cylinder is cut in half along one of the circular faces it is a horizontal cylindrical segment, which would look like a pig trough not hollowed out.

Another cylinder

A cylindania.

cylindania

A cylindania.

a circle

Bisect.

a giraffe with to many legs

It is called a frustrum

depends. one if it is cut length ways an none if cut width ways

The volume becomes one eighth.