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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kon-ik]
    • /ˈkɒn ɪk/
    • /ˈkɒn.ɪ.kəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kon-ik]
    • /ˈkɒn ɪk/

Definitions of conical word

  • adjective conical A conical object is shaped like a cone. 3
  • adjective conical having the shape of a cone 3
  • adjective conical of or relating to a cone 3
  • adjective conical of a cone 3
  • adjective conical resembling or shaped like a cone 3
  • adjective conical Also, conical. having the form of, resembling, or pertaining to a cone. 1

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Origin of conical

First appearance:

before 1560
One of the 32% oldest English words
1560-70; < Greek kōnikós, equivalent to kôn(os) cone + -ikos -ic

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Parts of speech for Conical


conical popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 83% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for conical

adj conical

  • pointed — having a point or points: a pointed arch.
  • sharp — having a thin cutting edge or a fine point; well-adapted for cutting or piercing: a sharp knife.
  • tapering — to become smaller or thinner toward one end.
  • tapered — to become smaller or thinner toward one end.
  • conic — having the shape of a cone

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