conical
adjective Date: 1570 resembling a cone especially in shapeconically adverb

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  • conical — [kän′i kəl] adj. 1. of a cone 2. resembling or shaped like a cone conically adv. * * * con·i·cal (kŏnʹĭ kəl) adj. Of, relating to, or shaped like a cone.   conʹi·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • conical — 1560s, pertaining to a cone, also having the shape of a cone, from CONIC (Cf. conic) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conical — / conic [adj] shaped cylindrically and with a point coned, cone shaped, conoid, conoidal, funnel shaped, pointed, pyramidal, sharp, strobilate, strobiloid, tapered, tapering; concept 486 …   New thesaurus

  • conical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ shaped like a cone …   English terms dictionary

  • conical — [kän′i kəl] adj. 1. of a cone 2. resembling or shaped like a cone conically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Conical — Conic Con ic, Conical Con ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. conique. See {Cone}.] 1. Having the form of, or resembling, a geometrical cone; round and tapering to a point, or gradually lessening in circumference; as, a conic or conical figure; a conical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conical — [[t]kɒ̱nɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A conical object is shaped like a cone. We were soon aware of a great conical shape to the north east …   English dictionary

  • conical — adj. Conical is used with these nouns: ↑flask, ↑roof, ↑shape …   Collocations dictionary

  • conical — con|i|cal [ˈkɔnıkəl US ˈka: ] adj shaped like a ↑cone ▪ huts with conical roofs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conical — adjective shaped like a cone 1 (1): There were several huts with conical roofs …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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