conicoid

[ kon-i-koid, koh-ni- ]
/ ˈkɒn ɪˌkɔɪd, ˈkoʊ nɪ- /

noun Geometry.

a quadric, especially a hyperboloid, paraboloid, or ellipsoid.

Nearby words

  1. conical,
  2. conical cornea,
  3. conical papilla,
  4. conical pendulum,
  5. conicity,
  6. conics,
  7. conidiophore,
  8. conidium,
  9. conifer,
  10. coniferin

Origin of conicoid

First recorded in 1860–65; conic + -oid

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