Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy, a conical or conoid structure or organ.
- n. [capitalized] In conchology, the typical genus of the family Conidæ (which see), and in some systems conterminous with it: so named from the conical figure of these shells. The cone-shells are numerous and many of them very beautiful; they are found in southern and tropical seas, and include fossil forms going back to the Chalk formation. Conus gloria-maris is a magnificent species. C. marmoreus is a common and characteristic example.
- n. A patch of atrophied choroid near the optic papilla in myopia.
- n. obsolete, geometry A cone.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A cone.
- n. (Zoöl.) A Linnean genus of mollusks having a conical shell. See Cone, n., 4.
- Latin, a cone. (Wiktionary)
“When it tapers off, the tip of the cord is then called the conus medullaris.”
“Looking at the footprint of the conus transponders, it is likely that the signal for some or all transponders will much more focused.”
“As a useless bit of trivia, the only reason that the NY locals are on a conus transponder on the 119 sat is that they are being used by All American Direct to provide network stations to folks not otherwise eligible for networks in their area.”
“Also, you are getting the NY standard def. signals from the sat at 119 on a conus transponder except for PBS which is on a spot beam on 61.5.”
“For example if you have an address in the correct City, a city that has a wide or conus beam rather than a narrow or spot beam, you are authorized to watch that Channel.”
“N.Y., and a few other cities that have their locals on conus transponders, but my guess is that a bunch of you will be losing the US national networks real soon.”
“The footprint you mentioned for THE DISH NETWORK is the spot beam footprint, not the national or conus footprint.”
“De plus, le fait que la matire premire soit de l'acier galvanis permet de nettoyer les supports plus facilement que ceux conus en plastique et d'liminer notamment tout rsidu de ciment qui viendrait s'y coller.”
“Those of the second layer have a less extensive course in the wall of the right ventricle, and a correspondingly greater course in the left, where they join with the superficial fibers from the anterior half of the tendon of the conus arteriosus to form the papillary muscles of the septum.”
“Lastly, there is the tendinous band, already referred to, the posterior surface of the conus arteriosus.”
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"Snaily, clammy, squidy" has evolved into a vehicle for linking to mollusk quotations, so I've started this list for vernacular names of mollusks.
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