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

co′noid n.
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(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
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(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.
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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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