Synonyms for cone

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In literary affairs, to become the fundamental element in a cone of critics.

After two or three hours we reached the bottom of the cone of rocks and ashes.

Many feet down from the top it had torn a hole through the cone.

He rose early next morning, and climbed up to the top of the cone.

They went up the hill to the east, across the cone, and down into the plain below.

His mother rushed into his arms, enveloped from foot to head in a cone of fire.

His hand touched this cone, and it possessed a curious solidity.

The cap or head varies in form from rounded to ovate or cone shape.

A hut in the shape of a cone stood a few yards from the road.

Was this bluish light in the abyss the source of the light in the Cone?

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, from Middle French cone (16c.) or directly from Latin conus "a cone, peak of a helmet," from Greek konos "cone, spinning top, pine cone," perhaps from PIE root *ko- "to sharpen" (cf. Sanskrit sanah "whetstone," Latin catus "sharp," Old English han "stone").

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pinnacle

nountop, crest
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