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Main Entry: cone
Pronunciation: primarystresskomacrn
Function: noun
1 : a mass of overlapping woody scales that especially in the pines and other conifers are arranged on a structure like a stem and produce seeds between them; also : any of several flower or fruit clusters resembling such cones
2 a : a solid figure formed by rotating a right triangle about one of its legs -- called also right circular cone b : a solid figure that slopes evenly to a point from a usually circular base
3 : something shaped like a cone: as a : any of the cells of the retina that are sensitive to light and function in color vision b : the tip of a volcano c : ICE-CREAM CONE


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