adjective (also conoidal) chiefly Zoology approximately conical in shape.
noun a conoid object.

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  • conoid — CONOÍD, Ă, conoizi, de, adj., s.n. (mat.) 1. adj. Conoidal. 2. Suprafaţă generată de o dreaptă care se menţine paralelă cu un plan dat şi se sprijină pe o dreaptă fixă şi pe o curbă fixă. – Din fr. conoïde. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Conoid — Co noid (k[=o] noid), n. [Gr. kwnoeidh s conical; kw^nos cone + e i^dos form: cf. F. cono[ i]de.] 1. Anything that has a form resembling that of a cone. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) (a) A solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conoid — Co noid a. Resembling a cone; conoidal. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conoīd — (Conoides, Math.), Körper, der durch Umdrehung einer krummen Linie um eine Achse entsteht, wenn die Linie diese Achse schneidet u. ihre auf der Achse senkrechten Ordinaten mit ihrem Abstande von jenem Schneidungspunkte immerfort zunehmen. Der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Conoïd — Conoïd, in der Mathematik ein durch Umdrehung des Kegelschnitts um seine Axe gebildeter Körper …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • conoid — [kō′noid΄] adj. [Gr kōnoeidēs: see CONE & OID] cone shaped: also conoidal n. 1. a cone shaped thing 2. Geom. a solid described by a conic section revolving about its axis …   English World dictionary

  • Conoid — The hyperbolic paraboloid z=xy is a conoid with x axis as its axis. The hyperbolic paraboloid z=xy is a conoid with y axis as its axis. In …   Wikipedia

  • conoid — or conoidal adjective Date: 1570 shaped like or nearly like a cone < conoid shells > < conoid pottery > • conoid noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conoid — 1. A cone shaped structure. 2. Part of the apical complex characteristic of the protozoan subphylum, Apicomplexa; seen in sporozoites, merozoites, or other developmental stages of sporozoans, less well developed in the piroplasms (families… …   Medical dictionary

  • conoid ligament — n the posterior fasciculus of the coracoclavicular ligament connecting the conoid tubercle and the base of the coracoid * * * ligamentum conoideum …   Medical dictionary

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