cone off

Definition of cone off


  1. :  to close off (a road or part of a road) with traffic cones The road was partially coned off while the repairs were being made.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a solid generated by rotating a right triangle about one of its legs —called also right circular cone

    :  a surface traced by a moving straight line passing through a fixed vertex

    :  a mass of ovule-bearing or pollen-bearing scales or bracts in most conifers or in cycads that are arranged usually on a somewhat elongated axis

  1. :  to make cone-shaped

    :  to bevel like the slanting surface of a cone

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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a brief usually trivial fact

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