conics
[koniks]

noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of geometry that deals with conic sections.
Origin of conics
conic
[konik]
adjective
noun
Origin of conic
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These had already been proved in earlier treatises, which Archimedes refers to as the “Elements of Conics”.
ArchimedesThomas Little Heath
Each of the other theorems about conics may be stated for cones of the second order.
Astronomy was also enriched by his investigations, and he was led to several remarkable theorems on conics which bear his name.
Two conics which have four common tangents have always one and only one common polartriangle.
Similarly, all conics touching four fixed lines form a system such that any fifth tangent determines one and only one conic.
conics
noun
conic
adjective Also: conical
noun
See also conics
Word Origin for conic
C16: from New Latin, from Greek kōnikos, from kōnos cone
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