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noun 
  1. (geometry) A surface of revolution formed by rotate, rotating a line around another line that intersects the first line.
  2. (geometry) A solid of revolution formed by rotating a triangle around a line through and in the plane of the triangle.
  3. Anything shaped like a cone.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998">The Illustrated Oxford Dictionary, Oxford University Press, 1998</ref>
  4. The fruit of a conifer.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
  5. An ice cream cone.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
  6. A unit of volume, applied solely to marijuana and only while it is in a smokable state; roughly 1.5 cubic centimetres, depending on use.
  7. Any of the small cone-shaped structures in the retina.<ref name="Illustr. Oxford 1998"/>
Translations: 
  • French: cí´ne
  • Italian: cono
    (trans-mid)
verb (cones, coning, coned)
  1. (context, pottery) To fashion into the shape of a
    1. Noun, cone.
Etymology: From conus "cone, wedge, peak," from Ancient Greek (konos) "cone, spinning top, pine cone"


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