- Also con·i·cal. having the form of, resembling, or pertaining to a cone.
- Geometry. conic section.
Origin of conic
Examples from the Web for conic
Historical Examples of conic
Conic -al: cylindrical, with a flat base, tapering to a point.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The mountain is remarkable for the perfection of its conic form.The Philippine Islands
They might be a treatise on conic sections, or a Latin Grammar, and again they might be a Book.The Bibliotaph
Leon H. Vincent
Abdomen lengthened, conic; the tip pointed, and not bearded.Zoological Illustrations, Volume II
Fruit medium, roundish, inclined to conic, sometimes obscurely ribbed.The Apple
- having the shape of a cone
- of or relating to a cone
- another name for conic section
Word Origin for conic
1560s, "pertaining to a cone," from Latin conicus, from Greek konikos "cone-shaped," from konos (see cone).