conic definition

  • adjective:
    • Conical.
    • conical.
    • Having the type of, or resembling, a geometrical cone; round and tapering to a place, or slowly lessening in circumference.
    • Of or related to a cone.
    • relating to or resembling a cone
  • noun:
    • A conic part.
    • A conic part.
    • A conic part.
    • A conic section (which see, under I.); a plane bend of second order and second-class, or the equation to such a curve.
    • plural view conics.
    • (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone
  • others:
    • Having the type of a cone; circular during the base and tapering to a point; conical.
    • Specifically, in mathematics, of or with respect to a cone: as, conic sections.

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