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 (kō′noid′) also co·noi·dal (kō-noid′l)
Shaped like a cone.

co′noid n.


(Mathematics) a geometric surface formed by rotating a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola about one axis
conical, cone-shaped
[C17: from Greek kōnoeidēs, from kōnos cone]
coˈnoidally adv


(ˈkoʊ nɔɪd)

1. Also, co•noi′dal. cone-shaped.
2. a geometrical solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about one of its axes.
3. something shaped like a cone.
[1650–60; < Greek kōnoeidḗs. See cone, -oid]
co•noi′dal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conoid - a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a pointconoid - a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
funnel, funnel shape - a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
tip, peak, point - a V shape; "the cannibal's teeth were filed to sharp points"
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The fan vault as a critically slim conoid skin distributes self loads throughout its rotated curved surface as structure, and is without the concentrated load patterns of ribbed geometry found in Gothic architecture.
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Clavicle Lake Mungo 3 after Ray (1959) (left only) Left Right Width at conoid 16.
50) This is the thread connecting, for example, the practice among pre-Islamic Arabs of covering the graves of ancestors and great men with a dome-shaped leather tent (qobba); Greek conceptions of the omphalos, the cosmic center at Delphi embodied in the form a conoid stone, as the tomb of a legendary king and of Dionysos, and as a home for departed spirits; Roman ideas concerning the mundus, a primitive underground tumulus important to their notions about the afterlife; and Hellenistic and Roman literary descriptions and artistic representations of an arcadian past and future wherein gods and men mingle and a rudimentary construction, of central plan and always pictured with a curved roof, plays a key role.