right 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 perpendicular through the center of the circle.

Nearby words

  1. right ascension,
  2. right atrioventricular valve,
  3. right away,
  4. right bank,
  5. right brachiocephalic vein,
  6. right circular cylinder,
  7. right colic flexure,
  8. right colic vein,
  9. right face,
  10. right field

Origin of right circular cone

First recorded in 1940–45

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