funnel shape

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.funnel shape - a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two endsfunnel shape - a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
cone shape, conoid, cone - a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
References in classic literature ?
These hideous beasts dig for themselves vast caverns in the soil, of a funnel shape, and line the sides of them with, rocks, so disposed one upon the other that they fall instantly, when trodden upon by other animals, thus precipitating them into the monster's dens, where their blood is immediately sucked, and their carcasses afterwards hurled contemptuously out to an immense distance from "the caverns of death.
Funnel shape and hydrophobic material minimize residue and maximize sample volume
Storm surges present a very specific type of flood hazard to the east coast of England, mainly because of the semi-enclosed funnel shape, and the shallowness of the North Sea.
The filters have a unique funnel shape for easy pipette loading, and are provided in strips of four.
The Lavinia Vessels spun-glass sink unit from Kohler captures the raw perfection of nature with its organic funnel shape and slender refined walls that provide a showcase for the interplay of light and water.
The system mounts easily with integral rail clamps to side rails and maintains its funnel shape.