any of several bloodsucking assassin bugs of the genus Triatoma, some of which inflict a painful bite and serve as vectors of Chagas’ disease.
- Cone off
verb 1. (transitive, adverb) (Brit) to close (one carriageway of a motorway) by placing warning cones across it verb to demarcate a roadway using bright orange conical markers
noun 1. a space, in the shape of an inverted cone, above a radio beacon, in which there is a sharp reduction in the intensity of transmitted signals.
- Cone of light
cone of light n. The bright triangular area of reflected light on the tympanic membrane during examination. Also called light reflex.
[koh-nuh-pah-tee] /ˌkoʊ nəˈpɑ ti/ noun 1. (def 2).