Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Geom.) 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.

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  • noun geometry 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.

Etymologies

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From sphere and conic.

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