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See also: conoïdal



conoid +‎ -al


conoidal (not comparable)

  1. having the shape of a conoid; having a roughly conical shape
    • 1910, Robert W. Chambers, Ailsa Paige[1]:
      And a moment later a conoidal bullet struck him square in the chest and knocked him flat in the dirt among his comrades.
    • 1891, Various, Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891[2]:
      Many different forms have been given to the heads of projectiles, as flat, ogival, hemispherical, conoidal, parabolic, blunt trifaced, etc.