conical

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From conic +‎ -al

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conical (comparative more conical, superlative most conical)

  1. (geometry) Of or relating to a cone or cones.
  2. Shaped like a cone.
  3. (cartography) Describing a map projection in which meridians are mapped to equally spaced lines radiating out from the apex and parallels of latitude are mapped to circular arcs centred on the apex.

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Noun[edit]

conical (plural conicals)

  1. (firearms) A bullet with a conical shape.

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