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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

OTHER WORDS FROM conoid

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

Derived forms of conoid

conoidally, adverb

Word Origin for conoid

C17: from Greek kōnoeidēs, from kōnos cone
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