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conical

[ kon-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF conical

Synonyms for conical

  • cone-shaped
  • tapered
  • conic
  • coned
  • conoid
  • conoidal
  • funnel-shaped
  • pointed
  • pyramidal
  • sharp
  • strobilate
  • strobiloid
  • tapering
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONICAL

And so we were all made glad and the conical peak had a name.

The roof, conical in shape, was supported by six masonry pillars.

Umbonata, having an umbo or conical projection like the boss of a shield.

It is the diminutive of pluteus, a shed or penthouse, from its conical cap.

The peridium is round or conical and it dehisces by breaking away at the base.

It differs from G. hygrometricus by its even, conical mouth.

The driver in his conical cape and tarpaulin hat, streamed with water.

The lantern is square, with a shallow, conical, modern roof.

On the horizon appeared at some distance a conical mountain.

A is for square pivots, etc., while B is used for conical pivots.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "pertaining to a cone," also "having the shape of a cone," from conic + -al (1).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONICAL

tapering

adjectivenarrowing
  • acuminate
  • acuminous
  • conical
  • fusiform
  • lanceolar
  • pyramidal
  • taper
  • wedged
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