conospherical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cono- +‎ spherical

Adjective[edit]

conospherical (not comparable)

  1. With a form that combines a conical portion with a spherical portion, such as a tapering stylus with a rounded tip.
    • 2014, “Pervasive nanoscale deformation twinning as a catalyst for efficient energy dissipation in a bioceramic armour”, in Nature Materials[1], volume 13, DOI:10.1038/nmat3920, supplementary information, pages 501-507:
      The indentation experiments were performed with a conospherical tip (tip radius = ~1 µm; semi-angle = 30°; maximum load = 10 mN).

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