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cone Explained

cone at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


cone at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1562, from L. conus "a wedge, peak, cone," from Gk. konos "cone, spinning top, pine cone," from PIE base *ko(n)- "to sharpen." ///

cone at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: Latin conus, from Greek konos]//
1 a solid or hollow shape that is round at one end, has sloping sides, and has a point at the other end, or something with this shape:
2 an object shaped like a large cone that is put on a road to prevent cars from going somewhere or to warn drivers about something:
3 the fruit of a pine or fir tree: conifer// 4 a piece of thin cooked cake, shaped like a cone, that you put ice cream in, or a cone like this with ice cream in it//
5 technical a cell in your eye that is shaped like a cone, that helps you see light and colour: rod//
cone 2 v cone off [cone sth → off] phr v// to put a row of orange cones around an area to prevent people or cars from going there, for example during building work//

cone at French => English Of Explained:


cone at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

In botany, a mass of scales or bracts, usually ovate, containing the reproductive organs of certain non-flowering plants. A distinguishing feature of pines and other conifers, the cone is roughly analogous to the flower of other plants. Cones (strobili) are also found on club mosses and horsetails.

cone at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

53 Moby Thesaurus words for "cone":
acoustical network, ament, capacitor speaker, capitulum, catkin,
coaxial speaker, complex cone, conelet, conoid, cop, cornet,
corymb, crossover network, cyme, diaphragm, dynamic speaker,
earphone, electrodynamic speaker, electromagnetic speaker,
electrostatic speaker, excited-field speaker,
full-fidelity speaker, funnel, head, headphone, headset,
high-fidelity speaker, high-frequency speaker, horn,
ice-cream cone, loudspeaker, low-frequency speaker,
midrange speaker, monorange speaker, moving-coil speaker, panicle,
permanent magnet speaker, pine cone, raceme, spadix, speaker,
speaker system, speaker unit, spike, spikelet, strobile, thyrse,
triaxial speaker, tweeter, umbel, verticillaster, voice coil,

cone at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

์จากข้อมูลดิบเพื่อแปลงผลข้อมูล]N. pictorial information

cone at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb

1 a solid or hollow object with a round flat base and sides that slope up to a point
see also CONICAL

2 a solid or hollow object that is shaped like a cone:
a paper cone full of popcorn * the cone of a volcano
see also NOSE-CONE

3 (also traffic cone) a plastic object shaped like a cone and often red and white, or yellow, in colour, used on roads to show where vehicles are not allowed to go, for example while repairs are being done

4 (also old-fashioned cornet) a piece of thin crisp biscuit shaped like a cone, which you can put ice cream in to eat it
5 the hard dry fruit of a PINE or FIR tree:
a pine cone
see also FIR CONE
cone sth<->off to close a road or part of a road by putting a line of cones across it:
Part of the road was coned off after the accident.

Cone at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Cone \Cone\, v. t.
To render cone-shaped; to bevel like the circular segment of
a cone; as, to cone the tires of car wheels.

Cone \Cone\, n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. ?; akin to Skr.
[,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See
{Hone}, n.]
1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of
a right-angled triangle about one of the sides adjacent to
the right angle; -- called also a {right cone}. More
generally, any solid having a vertical point and bounded
by a surface which is described by a straight line always
passing through that vertical point; a solid having a
circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.

2. Anything shaped more or less like a mathematical cone; as,
a volcanic cone, a collection of scori[ae] around the
crater of a volcano, usually heaped up in a conical form.

Now had Night measured with her shadowy cone Half
way up hill this vast sublunar vault. --Milton.

3. (Bot.) The fruit or strobile of the {Conifer[ae]}, as of
the pine, fir, cedar, and cypress. It is composed of woody
scales, each one of which has one or two seeds at its

4. (Zo["o]l.) A shell of the genus {Conus}, having a conical

{Cone of rays} (Opt.), the pencil of rays of light which
proceed from a radiant point to a given surface, as that
of a lens, or conversely.

{Cone pulley}. See in the Vocabulary.

{Oblique} or {Scalene cone}, a cone of which the axis is
inclined to the plane of its base.

{Eight cone}. See {Cone}, 1.

cone at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: any cone-shaped artifact
2: a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a
point [syn: {conoid}, {cone shape}]
3: cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
[syn: {strobilus}, {strobile}]
4: visual receptor cell sensitive to color [syn: {cone cell}, {retinal

v : make cone-shaped; "cone a tire"

cone at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » cône


Inter: wikipedi » a


* Inter: audio » en-us-cone.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » əʊn

  • Category: Image - :PovCone.jpg|thumb|right|160px|A cone (1)-(3)


    From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » conus||cone, wedge, peak|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » κώνος||cone, spinning top, pine cone|lang=grc|tr=konos
    Category: Image - :Functor_cone.svg|thumb|200px|A commutative diagram of one of the triangular facets of the cone from N to F.


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: geometr » y A surface of revolution formed by rotating a segment of a line around another line that intersects the first line.
    1. Inter: geometr » y A solid of revolution formed by rotating a triangle around one of its altitudes.
    2. Inter: topolog » y A space formed by taking the direct product of a given space with a closed interval and identifying all of one end to a point.
    3. Anything shaped like a cone.The Illustrated Oxford Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1998
    4. The fruit of a conifer.
    5. An ice cream cone.
    6. A unit of volume, applied solely to marijuana and only while it is in a smokable state; roughly 1.5 cubic centimetres, depending on use.
    7. Any of the small cone-shaped structures in the retina.
    8. Inter: slan » g The bowl piece on a bong.
    9. Inter: slan » g The process of smoking cannabis in a bong.
    10. Inter: slan » g A cone-shaped cannabis joint.
    11. Inter: slan » g A passenger on a cruise ship (so-called by employees after traffic cones, from the need to navigate around them)
    12. Inter: category theor » y Given a diagram F : JC, a cone consists of an object N of C, together with a family of morphisms ψX : NF(X) indexed by all of the objects of J, such that for every morphism f : XY in J, F(f) \circ \psi_X = \psi_Y . Then N is the vertex of the cone, whose sides are all the ψX indexed by Ob(J) and whose base is F. The cone is said to be "from N to F" and can be denoted as (N, ψ).
    13. : «Let J be an index category which has an initial object I. Let F be a diagram of type J in C. Then category C contains a cone from F(I) to F
    14. : «If category C has a cone from N to F and a morphism from M to N, then category C also has a cone from M to F


      * Inter: sense » geometry conical surface

  • Inter: sense » ice cream cone cornet, ice cream cone


    Inter: trans-top » surface of revolution
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|kon|m
  • Armenian: կոն (kon)
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|конична повърхност|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|锥体|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|錐體|tr=zhuī tǐ|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|kužel|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kartio, Inter: t- » fi|kartiopinta
  • French: surface conique {{f}}
  • Inter: trreq » Georgian
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kegel|m, Inter: t- » de|Kegelmantel|m
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|cono|m
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|コーン|tr=kōn

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|원뿔|tr=wonppul
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|stożek|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|cone
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|con|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|конус|m|tr=kónus|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » ru|коническая поверхность|f|tr=koníčeskaja pov'érχnost'|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: stožac, čunj, kupa
    • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|stožec|m
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cono
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|kon|c
    • Thai: Inter: t+ » th|กรวย|tr=gruay|sc=Thai
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|koni

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » solid of revolution
    • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|kon|m
    • Armenian: կոն (kon)
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|конус|m|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|锥体|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|錐體|tr=zhuī tǐ|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|kužel|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kartio
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|cône|m
    • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|კონუსი|sc=Geor|tr=konusi
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kegel|m
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|keila|f
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|cono|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|コーン|tr=kōn
  • Korean: Inter: t- » ko|원뿔|tr=wonppul
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|cone
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|con|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|конус|m|tr=kónus|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian: stožac, čunj, kupa
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|stožec|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cono
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|kon|c
  • Thai: Inter: t+ » th|กรวย|tr=gruay|sc=Thai
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|koni

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » anything shaped like a cone
    • Armenian: կոն (kon)
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|con|m
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|kužel|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kartio, Inter: t- » fi|tötterö, Inter: t+ » fi|tuutti
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|cône|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kegel|m
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|cono|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|cone
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|конус|m|tr=kónus|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian: stožac, čunj
  • Slovene: Inter: t+ » sl|stožec|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cono
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|kon, Inter: t+ » sv|strut
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|koni

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » ice-cream cone|ice cream cone
    Inter: trans-top » fruit of conifers
    • Armenian: կոն (kon)
    • Bashkir: Inter: tø » ba|тубырсыҡ|tr=tubırsıq|sc=Cyrl
    • Basque: Inter: t- » eu|pinaburu
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|шишарка|f|tr=šišarka|sc=Cyrl
    • Catalan: Inter: t+ » ca|pinya|f
    • Chuvash: Inter: tø » cv|йĕкел|tr=yĕkel|sc=Cyrl
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|šiška|f
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|kogle
    • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|strobilo
    • Estonian: Inter: t- » et|käbi
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|käpy
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|cône|m, Inter: t+ » fr|pomme de pin|f
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Zapfen|m
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|אצטרובל|m|tr=itztrubal|sc=Hebr
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|toboz
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|köngull|m
    • Ido: Inter: t- » io|strobilo
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|strobilo|m
    • Khakas: Inter: tø » kjh|махайах|tr=maxayax|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » cedar cone Inter: tø » kjh|торым|tr=torım|sc=Cyrl
    • Kumyk: Inter: tø » kum|томпур|tr=tompur|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Kyrgyz: Inter: t- » ky|тобурчак|tr=toburçaq|sc=Cyrl
  • Latgalian: Inter: tø » ltg|cierkuzs|m
  • Latvian: Inter: t- » lv|čiekurs|m
  • Lithuanian: Inter: t- » lt|kankorėžis|m
  • Mongolian: Inter: t- » mn|боргоцой|tr=borgotsoj|sc=Cyrl
  • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|kongle, Inter: t- » no|kjegle
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|szyszka|f
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|pinha|f, Inter: t- » pt|estróbilo
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|con
  • Russia Buryat: Inter: tø » bxr|борбоосгой|tr=borboocgoj|sc=Cyrl
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|шишка|f|tr=šíška|sc=Cyrl
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|шишарка|f|sc=Cyrl
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|šišarka|f
  • Shor: Inter: tø » cjs|местрик|tr=mestrik|sc=Cyrl, Inter: tø » cjs|торум|tr=torum|sc=Cyrl
  • Southern Altai: Inter: tø » alt|чочогой|tr=çoçoğoy|sc=Cyrl, Inter: tø » alt|тоорчык|tr=toorçıq|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cono|m, Inter: t+ » es|estróbilo|m
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|kotte|c
  • Tajik: Inter: t- » tg|ҷалғӯза|tr=çalƣūza|sc=Cyrl
  • Tatar: Inter: t- » tt|tubırçıq, Inter: t- » tt|kürkä
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kozalak
  • Tuvan: Inter: tø » tyv|чочагай|tr=çoçağay|sc=Cyrl
  • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|шишка|f|tr=šýška|sc=Cyrl
  • Uzbek: Inter: t- » uz|gʻudda, Inter: t- » uz|soʻta
  • Yakut: Inter: tø » sah|туорах|tr=tuorax|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » photosensitive cell in retina
    • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|čípek|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|tappi, Inter: t- » fi|tappisolu
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|колбочка|f|tr=kólbočka|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|cono|m
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|koni

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » es: cono, cucurucho, barquillo

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » sh: čunj

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Derived terms

    Inter: rel-top » terms derived from cone
    • coneflower
    • conepiece
    • conic
    • conic section

    Inter: rel-mi » d
  • ice cream cone
  • nose cone
  • traffic cone

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    Related terms

    Inter: rel-top » terms related to cone
    • coign
    • coin

    Inter: rel-mi » d
  • quoin
  • cuneiform

  • Inter: rel-botto » m

    See also

    * quean
    • queen


      Inter: en-verb » cones|coning|coned

  • Inter: context » pottery To fashion into the shape of a cone.



    * econ
  • once

  • Portuguese


    Inter: pt-noun » m
  • cone Inter: gloss » conical shape

  • Translation: ar » cone
    Translation: cs » cone
    Translation: et » cone
    Translation: el » cone
    Translation: eo » cone
    Translation: fa » cone
    Translation: fr » cone
    Translation: ko » cone
    Translation: io » cone
    Translation: id » cone
    Translation: it » cone
    Translation: kn » cone
    Translation: hu » cone
    Translation: mg » cone
    Translation: ml » cone
    Translation: my » cone
    Translation: pl » cone
    Translation: pt » cone
    Translation: fi » cone
    Translation: sv » cone
    Translation: ta » cone
    Translation: te » cone
    Translation: tr » cone
    Translation: vi » cone
    Translation: zh » cone

    cône at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=cone
  • cone


    * noce
  • once

  • Translation: cs » cône
    Translation: el » cône
    Translation: fr » cône
    Translation: gl » cône
    Translation: ko » cône
    Translation: io » cône
    Translation: mg » cône
    Translation: pl » cône
    Translation: sv » cône
    Translation: vi » cône
    Translation: wa » cône
    Translation: zh » cône