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noun as in circular-shaped object with pointed end

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I slashed the cone speaker, and not really knowing what I was doing at the time, didn’t expect it to even work.

“The payload orb was held in a central basket, with its main antenna probe extended more than halfway to the tip of the cone,” Finer recalled.

Denis Shapovalov, the 12th-ranked Canadian, has adorned his hotel-room floor with orange cones and lines to keep his footwork and groundstrokes sharp.

The cone moves with the plane and emits a series of pressure waves that travel at the speed of sound.

As the spin axis wobbles, it traces a cone shape around the original axis.

Cone Mills features in all the major chapters of the 20th century.

For his part, Logan now believes that more than 95 percent of cone bearing trees are infected.

But they also don't greow cones: Whitebark pines can wait 80 years or more to begin cone production.

The “weapon”--a cone-shaped object with winglets--is launched on top of a repurposed Poseidon nuclear missile.

In the distance I spotted banners on buildings and a pair of one-legged fishermen balancing with large cone-shaped nets.

On certain of the stems the fertile cone appears and the spores are ripened about June, after which the process withers.

With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.

But upon his head, instead of the ordinary cone-shaped hat worn by the men of the country, was a very peculiar structure.

If we look sharp, we shall soon find on them a handsome half-open cone.

After an hour, the cone is so closely shut, that the flowers are held as fast in its scales as if they had always grown there.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cone, such as: conoid, pyramid, raceme, strobile, and strobiloid.

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