[ koh-noid ]
/ ˈkoʊ nɔɪd /
Also co·noi·dal. resembling a cone in shape; cone-shaped.
a geometrical solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about one of its axes.
OTHER WORDS FROM conoidco·noi·dal·ly, adverb
Words nearby conoid
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Example sentences from the Web for conoid
From some experiments I made myself a score of years ago, I am inclined to prefer a plane surface for the conoid to work upon.
Down the mountain slopes, like a whirl of shining dust blown before the wind, a crimson, conoid cloud came dancing.The People of the Black Circle |Robert E. Howard
The head is grooved, circular in cross section, and has conoid ends.
Its conoid shape may class it with the one shown in Fig. 24.
British Dictionary definitions for conoid
/ (ˈkəʊnɔɪd) /
a geometric surface formed by rotating a parabola, ellipse, or hyperbola about one axis
adjective Also: conoidal (kəʊˈnɔɪdəl)
Derived forms of conoidconoidally, adverb
Word Origin for conoid
C17: from Greek kōnoeidēs, from kōnos cone