cone-in-cone definition

  • adjective:
    • Consisting of a number of parallel cones, each contains numerous concentric cones closely loaded collectively; said of a type of framework occasionally seen in sedimentary stones.
    • composed of some parallel cones, each made up of many concentric cones closely loaded collectively; -- said of a kind of construction occasionally observed in sedimentary stones.
  • others:
    • In geology, appearing to be composed of cones closely packed one within another, as some limestones and marly strata, and incredibly hardly ever beds of coal.
  • noun:
    • A fossil associated with the genus Conularia.
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