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Cone vs. Funnel

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Conenoun

(geometry) A surface of revolution formed by rotating a segment of a line around another line that intersects the first line.

Funnelnoun

A utensil of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids etc. into a close vessel; a tunnel.

Conenoun

(geometry) A solid of revolution formed by rotating a triangle around one of its altitudes.

Funnelnoun

A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the chimney of a steamship or the like.

Conenoun

(topology) A space formed by taking the direct product of a given space with a closed interval and identifying all of one end to a point.

Funnelverb

To use a funnel.

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Conenoun

Anything shaped like a cone.

Funnelverb

(intransitive) To proceed through a narrow gap or passageway akin to a funnel; to narrow or condense.

‘Expect delays where the traffic funnels down to one lane.’;

Conenoun

The fruit of a conifer.

Funnelverb

(transitive) To direct, focus or channel (money, resources, emotions, etc.).

‘Our taxes are being funnelled into pointless government initiatives.’;

Conenoun

An ice cream cone.

Funnelverb

(transitive) To consume (beer, etc.) rapidly through a funnel, typically as a stunt at a party.

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Conenoun

A traffic cone

Funnelnoun

A vessel of the shape of an inverted hollow cone, terminating below in a pipe, and used for conveying liquids or pourable solids into a vessel with a narrow opening; a tunnel.

Conenoun

A unit of volume, applied solely to marijuana and only while it is in a smokable state; roughly 1.5 cubic centimetres, depending on use.

Funnelnoun

A passage or avenue for a fluid or flowing substance; specifically, a smoke flue or pipe; the iron chimney of a steamship or the like.

Conenoun

Any of the small cone-shaped structures in the retina.

Funnelnoun

a conical shape with a wider and a narrower opening at the two ends

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Conenoun

(slang) The bowl piece on a bong.

Funnelnoun

a conically shaped utensil having a narrow tube at the small end; used to channel the flow of substances into a container with a small mouth

Conenoun

(slang) The process of smoking cannabis in a bong.

Funnelnoun

(nautical) smokestack consisting of a shaft for ventilation or the passage of smoke (especially the smokestack of a ship)

Conenoun

(slang) A cone-shaped cannabis joint.

Funnelverb

move or pour through a funnel;

‘funnel the liquid into the small bottle’;

Conenoun

(slang) A passenger on a cruise ship (so-called by employees after traffic cones, from the need to navigate around them)

Funnel

A funnel is a tube or pipe that is wide at the top and narrow at the bottom, used for guiding liquid or powder into a small opening. Funnels are usually made of stainless steel, aluminium, glass, or plastic.

Conenoun

(category theory) An object V together with an arrow going from V to each object of a diagram such that for any arrow A in the diagram, the pair of arrows from V which subtend A also commute with it. (Then V can be said to be the cone’s vertex and the diagram which the cone subtends can be said to be its base.)

Conenoun

A shell of the genus Conus, having a conical form.

Conenoun

A set of formal languages with certain desirable closure properties, in particular those of the regular languages, the context-free languages and the recursively enumerable languages.

Coneverb

(pottery) To fashion into the shape of a cone.

Coneverb

(frequently followed by "off") To segregate or delineate an area using traffic cones

Conenoun

A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right-angled triangle about one of the sides adjacent to the right angle; - called also a right cone. More generally, any solid having a vertical point and bounded by a surface which is described by a straight line always passing through that vertical point; a solid having a circle for its base and tapering to a point or vertex.

Conenoun

Anything shaped more or less like a mathematical cone; as, a volcanic cone, a collection of scoriæ around the crater of a volcano, usually heaped up in a conical form.

‘Now had Night measured with her shadowy coneHalf way up hill this vast sublunar vault.’;

Conenoun

The fruit or strobile of the Coniferæ, as of the pine, fir, cedar, and cypress. It is composed of woody scales, each one of which has one or two seeds at its base.

Conenoun

A shell of the genus Conus, having a conical form.

Coneverb

To render cone-shaped; to bevfl like whe circwlar segoent of a cone; as, to cone the tires of car wheels.

Conenoun

any cone-shaped artifact

Conenoun

a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point

Conenoun

cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts

Conenoun

visual receptor cell sensitive to color

Coneverb

make cone-shaped;

‘cone a tire’;

Conenoun

a solid or hollow object which tapers from a circular or roughly circular base to a point

‘a cone of acrylic yarn’; ‘stalls selling paper cones full of fresh berries’;

Conenoun

a surface or solid figure generated by the straight lines which pass from a circle or other closed curve to a single point (the vertex) not in the same plane as the curve.

Conenoun

a conical mountain, especially one of volcanic origin

‘the smooth cone of Vesuvius’;

Conenoun

a plastic cone-shaped object that is used to separate off or close sections of a road.

Conenoun

a coned-shaped wafer container in which ice cream is served.

Conenoun

a ceramic pyramid that melts at a known temperature and is used to indicate the temperature of a kiln.

Conenoun

short for cone shell

Conenoun

the dry fruit of a conifer, typically tapering to a rounded end and formed of a tight array of overlapping scales on a central axis which separate to release the seeds

‘a cedar cone’;

Conenoun

a flower resembling the cone of a conifer, especially that of the hop plant.

Conenoun

one of two types of light-sensitive cell in the retina of the eye, responding mainly to bright light and responsible for sharpness of vision and colour perception.

Coneverb

separate off or mark a road with traffic cones

‘part of the road has been coned off’;

Cone

A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat base (frequently, though not necessarily, circular) to a point called the apex or vertex. A cone is formed by a set of line segments, half-lines, or lines connecting a common point, the apex, to all of the points on a base that is in a plane that does not contain the apex.

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