noun hy·drau·cone \ˈhīdrȯˌkōn\

Definition of hydraucone

  1. :  a draft tube symmetrical with the axis of a water turbine and enlarging in diameter at the lower end where the water impinges upon a horizontal slab as it enters the tailrace

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Origin and Etymology of hydraucone

hydraulic + cone

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