Cone-in-cone Cone"-in-cone", a. (Geol.) Consisting of a series of parallel cones, each made up of many concentric cones closely packed together; -- said of a kind of structure sometimes observed in sedimentary rocks. [1913 Webster]

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  • cone-in-cone — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a small scale geologic structure resembling a set of concentric cones piled one above another developed in sedimentary rocks under pressure with or without solution of adjacent materials * * * cone in cone «KOHN ihn KOHN»,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cone-in-cone structures — in limestone. Cone in cone structures are secondary sedimentary structures that form in association with deeper burial and diagenesis. They consist of concentric inter bedded cones of calcite or more rarely gypsum, siderite or pyrite …   Wikipedia

  • Cone Glacier Volcano — is a cinder cone in the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Iskut Unuk River Cones group and last erupted during the Holocene period.[1] Cone Glacier contains two arms that surround… …   Wikipedia

  • Cone (linear algebra) — In linear algebra, a (linear) cone is a subset of a vector space that is closed under multiplication by positive scalars. In other words, a subset C of a real vector space V is a cone if and only if λx belongs to C for any x in C and any positive …   Wikipedia

  • cône — [ kon ] n. m. • 1552; lat. conus, gr. kônos 1 ♦ Math. Surface réglée dont les génératrices passent par un point fixe, le sommet. Angle au sommet du cône (angle Ŝ du triangle) :intersection du cône avec le plan passant par l axe. Angle solide du… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cone´less — cone «kohn», noun, verb, coned, con|ing. –n. 1. a solid object that has a flat, round base and narrows to a point at the top. 2. Geometry. a surface traced by a moving straight line, one point of which is fixed, the opposite end constantly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cône (analyse convexe) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Cône. En mathématiques, et plus précisément en analyse convexe, un cône est une partie d un espace vectoriel réel qui est stable pour la multiplication par un réel strictement positif. De manière plus précise, K… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cone-nose — conenose cone nose, cone nose cone nose , n. A large bloodsucking hemipterous insect of the family {Reduviid[ae]}, often found in houses, esp. in the southern and western United States. It bites severely, and is one of the species called {kissing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cone /first sense —    A three dimensional shape having a surface formed by a straight line (the side length) passing through a fixed point and moving along a circular curve. It usually refers to a right circular cone a cone in which the side length remains a… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Cone sisters — Claribel Cone, Gertrude Stein, Etta Cone 1903 Born Claribel 1864, Etta 1870 Jonesboro, Tennessee Died Claribel 1929, Etta 1949 Baltimore, Maryland Education …   Wikipedia

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