Definitions

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  • n. A four-dimensional surface related to the three-dimensional cone

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ cone

Examples

  • We're also going to need a large heat shielded landing craft equipped with an inflatable hypercone plus a take off vehicle capable of lifting astronauts into orbit from a planet with a much larger gravity well than the Moon.

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  • Similarly, a hypercone with a cone for base may be regarded in two ways as a hypercone and has for boundary the two cones and a portion generated by a triangle with one side fixed, the opposite vertex tracing a plane curve which does not lie in a three-space with the fixed side.

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  • Among the first to be noticed are the hyperprism and hypercylinder with parallel line elements, and the hyerpyramid and hypercone with line elements meeting at a vertex.

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