oblique circular cone


noun Geometry.

a cone whose surface is generated by lines joining a fixed point to the points of a circle, the fixed point lying on a line that is not perpendicular to the circle at its center.

Nearby words

  1. obligement,
  2. obliging,
  3. obligor,
  4. oblique,
  5. oblique angle,
  6. oblique circular cylinder,
  7. oblique coordinates,
  8. oblique diameter,
  9. oblique fault,
  10. oblique fracture


Origin of oblique circular cone

probably earlier than 1950–55

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