conic

adjective
con·​ic | \ ˈkä-nik How to pronounce conic (audio) \

Definition of conic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of or relating to a cone
2 : conical

conic

noun

Definition of conic (Entry 2 of 2)

Other Words from conic

Adjective

conicity \ kō-​ˈni-​sə-​tē How to pronounce conic (audio) \ noun

Examples of conic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The long-lasting mascara’s conic brush helps to sculpt and separate individual lashes. Danielle Directo-meston, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 Feb. 2022 The large, conic taproot that develops during its first year is kind of like a carrot, Robson said. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, 28 July 2017

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First Known Use of conic

Adjective

1570, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Conic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conic. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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