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Definitions of cone:

part of speech: verb

1. A figure having a circular base with sides inclined so as to meet at a point above. 2. One of the flask- shaped figures Conarium or pineal body. 4. The mechanical element of a tooth crown, cusp.

Usage examples for cone:

  • " But," said Michel, " the cone of shadow thrown by the earth into space extends beyond the moon." "The Moon-Voyage", Jules Verne
  • Over the judge's desk, as though in expectation of his coming, a green- shaded drop lamp shed its cone of light. "Counsel for the Defense", Leroy Scott
  • This is probably panic caused by believing themselves caught in the vortex of a cone from which there seems no escape, except by the impossible one of swimming up to its rim, rising on all sides to the sky. "Dwellers in the Hills", Melville Davisson Post

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