What is cone?

  • (noun): Visual receptor cell sensitive to color.
    Synonyms: cone cell, retinal cone
    See also — Additional definitions below

Cone

A cone is an -dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a base (usually flat and circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.

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Conus Kermadecensis
... Conus lischkeanus, the kermadec cone, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones ...
Cone, Texas - Education
... Cone is served by the Ralls Independent School District. ...
Conus Lischkeanus
... Conus lischkeanus, the kermadec cone, is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails, cone shells or cones ...
Ship Cone
... Ship Cone (76°40′S 159°35′E / 76.667°S 159.583°E / -76.667 159.583Coordinates 76°40′S 159°35′E / 76.667°S 159.583°E / -76.667 ... United States Geological Survey document "Ship Cone" (content from the Geographic Names Information System) ...
Catcliffe Glass Cone
... The Catcliffe Glass Cone is a glass cone in the village of Catcliffe in South Yorkshire, England ... The glassworks cone is located at 53°23′33″N 1°21′42″W / 53.3926°N 1.3617°W / 53.3926 -1.3617Coordinates 53°23′33″N 1°21′42″W / 53.3926°N 1.3617°W / 53.3926 -1.3617 ... The cone was threatened with demolition in the 1960s so the foundations of the other buildings that comprised the glassworks were excavated in 1962 ...

More definitions of "cone":

  • (noun): A shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point.
    Synonyms: conoid, cone shape
  • (verb): Make cone-shaped.
    Example: "Cone a tire"
  • (noun): Any cone-shaped artifact.
  • (noun): Cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts.
    Synonyms: strobilus, strobile