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co·noid

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

co′noid n.

conoid

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

co•noid

(ˈkoʊ nɔɪd)

adj.
1. Also, co•noi′dal. cone-shaped.
n.
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"
Translations
conoïdal
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6) The CC ligaments, which consist of the conoid and trapezoid ligaments, serve as the main control vertical stability.
Yield: 2 dozen skewers THAI PEANUT SAUCE 1(1/2) teaspoons conoid oil 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste 1/2 (135-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk (or light coconut milk) 1/4 cup sugar (or Splenda) 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon fish sauce (preferably Squid brand) 1 teaspoon Knorr Tamarind Soup Base (or juice of one lime) 1/2 cup peanut butter For garnish: 7 tablespoon chopped roasted peanuts In a small saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
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.
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.
Vertical stability is provided by the two coracoclavicular ligaments, the conoid and trapezoid ligaments (Figs.