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Meaning of CONOID

Pronunciation:  'kownoyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
 

CONOID is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cone, cone shape
 
 See Also: funnel, funnel shape, peak, point, round shape, tip

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Co"noid\, n. [Gr. ? conical; ? cone + ? from: cf. F.
    cono["i]de.]
    1. Anything that has a form resembling that of a cone.
    
    2. (Geom.)
       (a) A solid formed by the revolution of a conic section
           about its axis; as, a parabolic conoid, elliptic
           conoid, etc.; -- more commonly called {paraboloid},
           {ellipsoid}, etc.
       (b) A surface which may be generated by a straight line
           moving in such a manner as always to meet a given
           straight line and a given curve, and continue parallel
           to a given plane. --Math. Dict.
    
    
  2. \Co"noid\ a.
    Resembling a cone; conoidal.
    
    
 

 

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