Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The straight cone of the young shell in the nautiloid cephalopods, the mature form of which may be either straight (orthoceracone) or curved.

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Examples

  • As I work a lot with sculpey, I learned for example from an accident with the model of an orthocone nautiloid that it can become extremely though when I is baked on higher temperatures.

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