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Noun: cone  kown
  1. Any cone-shaped artifact
     
  2. A shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
    - conoid, cone shape
     
  3. Cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
    - strobilus, strobile
     
  4. A visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to colour
    - cone cell, retinal cone
Verb: cone  kown
  1. Make cone-shaped
    "cone a tire"

Derived forms: coning, coned, cones

Type of: artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], bevel, chamfer, reproductive structure, round shape, visual cell

Part of: club moss, club-moss, conifer, coniferous tree, horsetail, lycopod, retina

Encyclopedia: Cone, Texas