- 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 conically
Historical Examples of conically
With its imposing front and conically roofed towers it is one of the best examples of a twelfth-century fortress-chteau.Legends & Romances of Brittany
At its conically turned end, the armature-shaft carries an arm B, held in place by a nut.Gas-Engines and Producer-Gas Plants
R. E. Mathot
Parietal valves six; opercular valves four, placed against each other conically in pairs.A Conchological Manual
George Brettingham Sowerby
- having the shape of a cone
- of or relating to a cone
- another name for conic section
Word Origin for conic
Word Origin and History for conically
1560s, "pertaining to a cone," from Latin conicus, from Greek konikos "cone-shaped," from konos (see cone).