conic

[ kon-ik ]
/ ˈkɒn ɪk /

adjective

Also con·i·cal. having the form of, resembling, or pertaining to a cone.

noun

Geometry. conic section.

Origin of conic

1560–70; < Greek kōnikós, equivalent to kôn(os) cone + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for conical

conic

/ (ˈkɒnɪk) /

adjective Also: conical

  1. having the shape of a cone
  2. of or relating to a cone

noun

another name for conic section
See also conics
Derived Formsconically, adverb

Word Origin for conic

C16: from New Latin, from Greek kōnikos, from kōnos cone
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Medicine definitions for conical

conical

[ kŏnĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or shaped like a cone.
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