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cone

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

conen. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. kw^nos; akin to Skr. çana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See Hone, n.].
  •  A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the sides adjacent to the right angle; -- called also a right cone. More generally, any solid having a vertical point and bounded by a surface which is described by a straight line always passing through that vertical point; a solid having a circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything shaped more or less like a mathematical cone; as, a volcanic cone, a collection of scoriæ around the crater of a volcano, usually heaped up in a conical form.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now had Night measured with her shadowy cone
    Half way up hill this vast sublunar vault.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fruit or strobile of the Coniferæ, as of the pine, fir, cedar, and cypress. It is composed of woody scales, each one of which has one or two seeds at its base.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A shell of the genus Conus, having a conical form.  [1913 Webster]
Cone of rays (Opt.), the pencil of rays of light which proceed from a radiant point to a given surface, as that of a lens, or conversely. -- Cone pulley. See in the Vocabulary. -- Oblique cone or Scalene cone, a cone of which the axis is inclined to the plane of its base. -- Eight cone. See Cone, 1.
conev. t. 
     To render cone-shaped; to bevfl like whe circwlar segoent of a cone; as, to cone the tires of car wheels.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cone, n. & v.
--n.
1 a solid figure with a circular (or other curved) plane base, tapering to a point.
2 a thing of a similar shape, solid or hollow, e.g. as used to mark off areas of roads.
3 the dry fruit of a conifer.
4 an ice-cream cornet.
5 any of the minute cone-shaped structures in the retina.
6 a conical mountain esp. of volcanic origin.
7 (in full cone-shell) any marine gastropod mollusc of the family Conidae.
8 Pottery a ceramic pyramid, melting at a known temperature, used to indicate the temperature of a kiln.
--v.tr.
1 shape like a cone.
2 (foll. by off) Brit. mark off (a road etc.) with cones.

Etymology
F c{ocirc}ne f. L conus f. Gk konos

THESAURUS

cone

acoustical network, ament, capacitor speaker, capitulum, catkin, coaxial speaker, complex cone, conelet, conoid, cop, cornet, corymb, crossover network, cyme, diaphragm, dynamic speaker, earphone, electrodynamic speaker, electromagnetic speaker, electrostatic speaker, excited-field speaker, full-fidelity speaker, funnel, head, headphone, headset, high-fidelity speaker, high-frequency speaker, horn, ice-cream cone, loudspeaker, low-frequency speaker, midrange speaker, monorange speaker, moving-coil speaker, panicle, permanent magnet speaker, pine cone, raceme, spadix, speaker, speaker system, speaker unit, spike, spikelet, strobile, thyrse, triaxial speaker, tweeter, umbel, verticillaster, voice coil, woofer

ROGET THESAURUS

cone

Angularity

N angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.

Rotundity

N rotundity, roundness, cylindricity, sphericity, spheroidity, globosity, cylinder, cylindroid, cylindrical, barrel, drum, roll, roller, rouleau, column, rolling-pin, rundle, cone, conoid, pear shape, egg shape, bell shape, sphere, globe, ball, boulder, bowlder, spheroid, ellipsoid, oblong spheroid, oblate spheroid, prolate spheroid, drop, spherule, globule, vesicle, bulb, bullet, pellet, pelote, clew, pill, marble, pea, knob, pommel, horn, knot (convolution), curved surface, hypersphere, hyperdimensional surface, rotund, round, cylindric, cylindrical, cylindroid, columnar, lumbriciform, conic, conical, spherical, spheroidal, globular, globated, globous, globose, egg shaped, bell shaped, pear shaped, ovoid, oviform, gibbous, rixiform, campaniform, campanulate, campaniliform, fungiform, bead-like, moniliform, pyriform, bulbous, tres atque rotundus, round as an orange, round as an apple, round as a ball, round as a billiard ball, round as a cannon ball.


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