Date: | 1400-1500 |

Language: | French |

Origin: | Latin conus, from Greek konos |

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cone1 [countable]

1HM 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

2TTR 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

3HBPDN the fruit of a pine or fir tree [↪ conifer]

4DF 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]

Definition of cone from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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