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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone adj. - Relating to or resembling a cone.

Usage examples (32)
  • The intersection of a plane with this object forms an important set of two dimensional curves, called the conic sections.
  • For indeed these superficies of conic sections are circles.
  • Also, it's not a straight tube, but kind of annoyingly conic.
  • Lew nodded at the sun, continuing its lesson in conic section. for more
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