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conoid

[ koh-noid ]
/ ˈkoʊ nɔɪd /
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adjective

Also co·noi·dal. resembling a cone in shape; cone-shaped.

noun

a geometrical solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about one of its axes.

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Origin of conoid

From the Greek word kōnoeidḗs, dating back to 1650–60. See cone, -oid
co·noi·dal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for conoid

conoid
/ (ˈkəʊnɔɪd) /

noun

a geometric surface formed by rotating a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola about one axis

adjective Also: conoidal (kəʊˈnɔɪdəl)

conical, cone-shaped
conoidally, adverb
C17: from Greek kōnoeidēs, from kōnos cone
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