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See definition of conic on Dictionary.com
  • as inconical
  • as intapering
  • as inconical/conic

synonyms for conic

  • cone-shaped
  • tapered
  • coned
  • conoid
  • conoidal
  • funnel-shaped
  • pointed
  • pyramidal
  • sharp
  • strobilate
  • strobiloid
  • tapering
  • sharp
  • pointed
  • tapered
  • pyramidal
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How to use conic in a sentence

It only remains to add that Archimedes is fully acquainted with the main properties of the conic sections.
ARCHIMEDESTHOMAS LITTLE HEATH
Interesting as one of our sources from which Oughtred obtained his knowledge of the conic sections is his study of Mydorge.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
She can prove her statement in conic sections or algebra, but when it comes to actual knowledge she is deficient.
AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, composed at sixteen a tract on the conic sections.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
Rostafinski distinguished this beautiful species by the color of the peridium and the conic columella.
THE NORTH AMERICAN SLIME-MOULDSTHOMAS H. (THOMAS HUSTON) MACBRIDE
Oblong-conic, that the outline also tapers rapidly toward the eye; fig. 33.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
Utterly worn out by his course of conic sections, my chum declares that he has had enough.
THE LIFE OF THE FLYJ. HENRI FABRE
To propose philosophy to them, would be just as weak as to propose the study of conic sections to peasants or fish-women.
ANCIENT AND MODERN CELEBRATED FREETHINKERSCHARLES BRADLAUGH, A. COLLINS, AND J. WATTS
It might be religion, or politics, or conic sections, but the animus of it was sure to be the same thing.
MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
When the conic is a hyperbola the meridian line is in the form of a looped curve (fig. 12).
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CONIC

  • cone-shaped
  • coned
  • conic
  • conoid
  • conoidal
  • funnel-shaped
  • pointed
  • pyramidal
  • sharp
  • strobilate
  • strobiloid
  • tapered
  • tapering
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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