Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A non-plane curve formed by the intersection of the surface of an oblique cone with the surface of a sphere centred at the cone's vertex.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nonplane curve formed by the intersection of the surface of an oblique cone with the surface of a sphere whose center is at the vertex of the cone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A non-plane curve, the intersection of a sphere with a quadric cone having its vertex at the center of the sphere.

Etymologies

From sphere and conic. (Wiktionary)

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