bicone

[ bahy-kohn ]
/ ˈbaɪˌkoʊn /

noun

an object shaped like two cones with their bases together.

Origin of bicone

First recorded in 1925–30; bi-1 + cone

OTHER WORDS FROM bicone

bi·con·i·cal [bahy-kon-i-kuh l] /baɪˈkɒn ɪ kəl/, adjectivebi·con·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for biconical

  • Fig. 58 shows a biconical whorl with curious and inexplicable characters.

    The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
  • Fig. 66 shows a biconical whorl, and its top is decorated to represent three Swastikas and three burning altars.

    The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
  • The specimen shown in fig. 64 is biconical, though, as usual, the upper cone is the smallest.

    The Swastika|Thomas Wilson