anything shaped like a cone:
sawdust piled up in a great cone; the cone of a volcano.
Anatomy. one of the cone-shaped cells in the retina of the eye, sensitive to color and intensity of light.
Compare (def 17).
one of a series of cone-shaped markers placed along a road, as around an area of highway construction, especially to exclude or divert motor vehicles.
(in a taper thread screw or bevel gear) an imaginary cone or frustum of a cone concentric to the axis and defining the pitch surface or one of the extremities of the threads or teeth.
verb (used with object), coned, coning.
to shape like a cone or a segment of a cone.
anything that tapers from a circular section to a point, such as a wafer shell used to contain ice cream
a small cone-shaped bollard used as a temporary traffic marker on roads
Also called retinal cone. any one of the cone-shaped cells in the retina of the eye, sensitive to colour and bright light
(transitive) to shape like a cone or part of a cone
1560s, from Middle French cone (16c.) or directly from Latin conus “a cone, peak of a helmet,” from Greek konos “cone, spinning top, pine cone,” perhaps from PIE root *ko- “to sharpen” (cf. Sanskrit sanah “whetstone,” Latin catus “sharp,” Old English han “stone”).
noun 1. any of numerous, chiefly tropical, marine gastropods of the genus Conus, having a smooth, brightly colored, conical shell with a short, flattened spire. noun 1. any of various tropical marine gastropod molluscs of the genus Conus and related genera, having a smooth conical shell Sometimes shortened to cone
[kon i-spres-ee-oh-nee, -ney, kohn; Italian kawn es-pres-syaw-ne] /ˈkɒn ɪˌsprɛs iˈoʊ ni, -neɪ, ˈkoʊn; Italian kɔn ˌɛs prɛsˈsyɔ nɛ/ adverb 1. with expression; expressively (used as a direction in music). /Italian kɔn ˌespresˈsjone/ adjective, adverb 1. (music) (to be performed) with feeling; expressively
[kon-uh-stoh-guh, kon-] /ˈkɒn əˈstoʊ gə, ˌkɒn-/ noun 1. a large, heavy, broad-wheeled covered wagon, used especially for transporting pioneers and freight across North America during the early westward migration. /ˌkɒnɪˈstəʊɡə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a large heavy horse-drawn covered wagon used in the 19th century 1690s, name of an Indian tribe in southcentral Pennsylvania, […]
[kon-uh-stoh-guh, kon-] /ˈkɒn əˈstoʊ gə, ˌkɒn-/ noun 1. a large, heavy, broad-wheeled covered wagon, used especially for transporting pioneers and freight across North America during the early westward migration. /ˌkɒnɪˈstəʊɡə/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) a large heavy horse-drawn covered wagon used in the 19th century
[koh-nee, kuhn-ee] /ˈkoʊ ni, ˈkʌn i/ noun, plural coneys. 1. a serranid fish, Epinephelus fulvus, of tropical American waters. 2. . [koh-nee, kuhn-ee] /ˈkoʊ ni, ˈkʌn i/ noun, plural conies. 1. the fur of a rabbit, especially when dyed to simulate Hudson seal. 2. the daman or other hyrax of the same genus. 3. the […]