Cone

Definition of Cone

Pronunciation: kōn?
n.1.(Geom.) 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.
2.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.
3.(Bot.) 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.
4.(Zool.) A shell of the genus Conus, having a conical form.
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
a cone of which the axis is inclined to the plane of its base.
Eight cone
See Cone, 1.
v. t.1.To render cone-shaped; to bevfl like whe circwlar segoent of a cone; as, to cone the tires of car wheels.

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