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Synonyms for cone

any cone-shaped artifact

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a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point

cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts

a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color

make cone-shaped

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3 Adequate knowledge Pearly gray, translucent, slightly concave, cone of light at approximately 4:00 o'clock position, annula seen, umbo noted, w/anterior and inferior landmarks at 1:00 o'clock and 7:00 o'clock, respectively.
In a gloomy subterranean bunker the size of a high school gymnasium, a technician's flashlight sweeps a yellow cone of light across thousands of pounds of weapons.
And suddenly Richard III appeared before us in a cone of light, shuffling, evil and full of street cunning 'he could have taken up a hobby
A radiant cone of light bathes the two women, and two doves appear, one over each of their heads.
Jacques Chatelet's light crosses the stage at sharp angles or falls in a single cone of light over the lovers, who are otherwise surrounded by darkness.
In the corner a group of Negroes chanted and chattered in the cone of light over a crap table.
But a quite different picture emerges when one peeks outside the small cone of light cast by the trade press.
But people working round the cone of light are not left entirely without knowledge of the elements, for those eye-browed strips of glazing that give the outside its brooding presence turn out to be clerestories that bring light in over the bookstacks; the brows serve to reduce glare and prevent direct sunlight from striking the books.