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Meaning of CONE

Pronunciation:  kown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any cone-shaped artifact
  2. [n]  visual receptor cell sensitive to color
  3. [n]  cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
  4. [n]  a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
  5. [v]  make cone-shaped; "cone a tire"
 

CONE is a 4 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cone cell, cone shape, conoid, retinal cone, strobile, strobilus
 
 See Also: artefact, artifact, bevel, chamfer, club moss, clubmoss, conifer, coniferous tree, fir cone, funnel, funnel shape, galbulus, horsetail, iodopsin, lycopod, peak, pinecone, point, reproductive structure, retina, round shape, tip, visual cell

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cone\, n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. ?; akin to Skr.
    [,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See
    {Hone}, n.]
    1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of
       a right-angled triangle about one of the sides adjacent to
       the right angle; -- called also a {right cone}. More
       generally, any solid having a vertical point and bounded
       by a surface which is described by a straight line always
       passing through that vertical point; a solid having a
       circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.
    
    2. Anything shaped more or less like a mathematical cone; as,
       a volcanic cone, a collection of scori[ae] around the
       crater of a volcano, usually heaped up in a conical form.
    
             Now had Night measured with her shadowy cone Half
             way up hill this vast sublunar vault. --Milton.
    
    3. (Bot.) The fruit or strobile of the {Conifer[ae]}, as of
       the pine, fir, cedar, and cypress. It is composed of woody
       scales, each one of which has one or two seeds at its
       base.
    
    4. (Zo["o]l.) A shell of the genus {Conus}, having a conical
       form.
    
    {Cone of rays} (Opt.), the pencil of rays of light which
       proceed from a radiant point to a given surface, as that
       of a lens, or conversely.
    
    {Cone pulley}. See in the Vocabulary.
    
    {Oblique} or {Scalene cone}, a cone of which the axis is
       inclined to the plane of its base.
    
    {Eight cone}. See {Cone}, 1.
    
    
  2. \Cone\, v. t.
    To render cone-shaped; to bevel like the circular segment of
    a cone; as, to cone the tires of car wheels.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a cone in your dream, represents a flow of ideas and feelings.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: In gymnosperms and club mosses, a group of sporophylls arranged compactly on a central axis; in the angiosperm family Casuarina, a woody multiple fruit incorporating the bracts and bracteoles associated with the flowers.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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