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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of conic section.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. that branch of geometry which treats of the parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola.
  • n. See under Conic.


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  • Toulon, to give a celebratory lecture on the theme of conic sections in non-Euclidean geometry which was met with remarkable success.

    The War with the Newts

  • Romanticism is dead; the continents of the future will be outlined with clean straight lines and re-shaped into conic sections and rhombuses; the old geological must be replaced with a world of geometry.

    The War with the Newts

  • Forthwith the classics were discarded and all of our efforts turned to mathematics, which had ever been my bete noire, or stumbling block, from the multiplication-table to conic sections and analytical geometry.

    Recollections and reflections : an auto of half a century and more,


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