- Also co·noi·dal. resembling a cone in shape; cone-shaped.
- a geometrical solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about one of its axes.
Origin of conoid
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Its conoid shape may class it with the one shown in Fig. 24.
From some experiments I made myself a score of years ago, I am inclined to prefer a plane surface for the conoid to work upon.
The head is grooved, circular in cross section, and has conoid ends.
Down the mountain slopes, like a whirl of shining dust blown before the wind, a crimson, conoid cloud came dancing.The People of the Black Circle
Robert E. Howard
- a geometric surface formed by rotating a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola about one axis
- conical, cone-shaped
C17: from Greek kōnoeidēs, from kōnos cone
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