Co"noid (?), n. [Gr. conical; cone + from: cf. F. conoide.]

1.

Anything that has a form resembling that of a cone.

2. Geom. (a)

A solid formed by the revolution of a conic section about its axis; as, a parabolic conoid, elliptic conoid, etc.; -- more commonly called paraboloid, ellipsoid, etc.

(b)

A surface which may be generated by a straight line moving in such a manner as always to meet a given straight line and a given curve, and continue parallel to a given plane.

Math. Dict.

 

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Co"noid

, Resembling a cone; conoidal.

 

© Webster 1913.

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