mathworld.wolfram.com/Cone.html Cone. In general, a cone is a pyramid with a circular cross section. A right cone is a cone with its vertex above the center of its base. However, when used without qualification, the term "cone" often means "right cone."
dictionary.reference.com/browse/cone Steep, cone-shaped volcanoes form when plates collide. First, the cone-shaped rock formations complement the similarly shaped balloons. The nebula's unique shape comes from gas and dust emitted in cone-shaped bursts from the dying star at its center.
www.thefreedictionary.com/cone cone top: right circular cone bottom: cones and rods of a human eye cone cone (kōn) n. 1. Mathematics a. The surface generated by a straight line, the generator, passing through a fixed point, the vertex, and moving along a fixed curve, the directrix. b. A right circular cone. 2. a. The figure ...
www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cone Definition of CONE. transitive verb. 1: to make cone-shaped . 2: to bevel like the slanting surface of a cone <cone a tire> See cone defined for English-language learners
mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/formulas/faq.cone.html Right Circular Cone In a right circular cone, the axis is perpendicular to the base. (If the axis of a circular cone is not perpendicular to the base, it is called an oblique circular cone.)
medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/cone cone (kōn) 1. a solid figure or body having a circular base and tapering to a point. 2. retinal c. 3. in radiology, a conical or open-ended cylindrical structure used as an aid in centering the radiation beam and as a guide to source-to-film distance.
www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/131725 In botany, mass of scales or bracts, usually ovate in shape, containing the reproductive organs of certain nonflowering plants. The cone, a distinguishing feature of pines and...
encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/cone cone, in botany cone or strobilus (strŏb`ələs), in botany, reproductive organ of the gymnosperms (the conifers conifer [Lat.,=cone-bearing], tree or shrub of the order Coniferales, e.g., the pine, monkey-puzzle tree, cypress, and sequoia.
www.yourdictionary.com/cone The definition of a cone is anything with a circular surface on one end and one point at the other end where all sides or lines meet, or the reproductive, seed-bearing growth of a pine tree.
scienceforkids.kidipede.com/math/geometry/cone.htm A cone is the set of all the line segments that start from one circle and go to a point not on the circle. You could think of a cone as being a pyramid with a circular base.
hotmath.com/hotmath_help/topics/cone.html Cone. A cone is a solid composed of a circle and its interior (base), a given point not on the plane of the circle (vertex) and all the segments from the point to the circle.
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www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php/Cone A cone in a Euclidean space is a set consisting of half-lines emanating from some point , the vertex of the cone. The boundary of (consisting of half-lines called generators of the cone) is part of a conical surface, and is sometimes also called a cone.
www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/cone A cone is a shape that has a circle at the bottom and sides that narrow to a point, like a party hat, a rubber pylon at a construction site, or, yes, an ice cream cone.