Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

conical

play
adjective con·i·cal \ˈkä-ni-kəl\

Simple Definition of conical

  • : shaped like a cone

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conical

  1. :  resembling a cone especially in shape

conically play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of conical in a sentence

  1. The tree has a conical shape.



1570

First Known Use of conical

1570

Rhymes with conical


CONICAL Defined for Kids

conical

play
adjective con·i·cal \ˈkä-ni-kəl\

Definition of conical for Students

  1. :  shaped like a cone <a conical hill>




Medical Dictionary

conical

play
adjective con·i·cal \ˈkän-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of conical

  1. :  resembling a cone especially in shape

conically \-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


Variants of conical

or conic \ˈkän-ik\play

Learn More about conical


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up conical? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

reduce soothe disapprove perplex
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ