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# Conicity

[kon-ik] /ˈkɒn ɪk/

1.
Also, conical. having the form of, resembling, or pertaining to a .
noun
2.
Geometry. .
/ˈkɒnɪk/
1.

noun
2.
another name for conic section

1560s, “pertaining to a cone,” from Latin conicus, from Greek konikos “cone-shaped,” from konos (see cone).

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• Conicoid

[kon-i-koid, koh-ni-] /ˈkɒn ɪˌkɔɪd, ˈkoʊ nɪ-/ noun, Geometry. 1. a quadric, especially a hyperboloid, paraboloid, or ellipsoid.

• Conic-projection

noun, Cartography. 1. a map projection based on the concept of projecting the earth’s surface on a conical surface, which is then unrolled to a plane surface. noun 1. a map projection on which the earth is shown as projected onto a cone with its apex over one of the poles and with parallels of […]

• Conics

[kon-iks] /ˈkɒn ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of geometry that deals with sections. [kon-ik] /ˈkɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. Also, conical. having the form of, resembling, or pertaining to a . noun 2. Geometry. . /ˈkɒnɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of geometry concerned with the parabola, ellipse, and […]

• Conic-section

noun, Geometry. 1. a curve formed by the intersection of a plane with a right circular cone; an ellipse, a circle, a parabola, or a hyperbola. noun 1. one of a group of curves formed by the intersection of a plane and a right circular cone. It is either a circle, ellipse, parabola, or hyperbola, […]

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