conoid

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Etymology[edit]

cone +‎ -oid

Adjective[edit]

conoid (comparative more conoid, superlative most conoid)

  1. Shaped like a cone; conical

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Noun[edit]

conoid (plural conoids)

  1. Anything shaped like a cone.
  2. (geometry) A Catalan surface all of whose rulings intersect some fixed line.
  3. (geometry) A solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about its axis.
    A parabolic conoid is a paraboloid; an elliptic conoid is an ellipsoid.

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