HyperDic: cone

English > 5 senses of the word cone:
NOUNartifactconeany cone-shaped artifact
shapecone, conoid, cone shapea shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
plantcone, strobilus, strobilecone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
bodycone, cone cell, retinal conea visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color
VERBcontactconemake cone-shaped
cone > pronunciation
Soundskow'n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > cone: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny cone-shaped artifact.
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishcono
Catalancon
Adjectivesconic, conicalrelating to or resembling a cone
Verbsconemake cone-shaped
English > cone: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point.
Synonymsconoid, cone shape
Partspoint, tip, peakA V shape
Narrowerfunnel, funnel shapeA conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends
Broaderround shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishcono
Catalancon, conoide
Adjectivesconic, conical, conelike, cone-shapedrelating to or resembling a cone
Verbsconemake cone-shaped
English > cone: 5 senses > noun 3, plant
Meaningcone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts.
Synonymsstrobilus, strobile
Part ofclub moss, club-moss, lycopodPrimitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
conifer, coniferous treeAny gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
horsetailperennial rushlike flowerless herbs with jointed hollow stems and narrow toothlike leaves that spread by creeping rhizomes
Narrowerfir coneThe seed-producing cone of a fir tree
galbulusThe seed-producing cone of a cypress tree
pineconeThe seed-producing cone of a pine tree
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishestróbilo
Catalanestròbil
Adjectivesconicalrelating to or resembling a cone
English > cone: 5 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningA visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color.
Synonymscone cell, retinal cone
Part ofretinaThe innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball
PartsiodopsinA violet photopigment in the retinal cones of the eyes of most vertebrates
Broadervisual cellOne of the cells of the retina that is sensitive to light
Spanishcono
Catalancon de la retina, con
English > cone: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake cone-shaped.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cone a tire"
Broaderbevel, chamfercut a bevel on
Spanishcortar en cono
Nounsconeany cone-shaped artifact
conea shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point

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