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English noun: cone

1. cone (artifact) any cone-shaped artifact


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact

2. cone (shape) a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point


Synonymscone shape, conoid


Broader (hypernym)round shape


Narrower (hyponym)funnel, funnel shape


Part holonympeak, point, tip

3. cone (plant) cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts


Synonymsstrobile, strobilus


Broader (hypernym)reproductive structure


Narrower (hyponym)fir cone, galbulus, pinecone


Part meronymclub moss, club-moss, conifer, coniferous tree, horsetail, lycopod

4. cone (body) a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color


Synonymscone cell, retinal cone


Broader (hypernym)visual cell


Part holonymiodopsin


Part meronymretina


English verb: cone

1. cone (contact) make cone-shaped


SamplesCone a tire.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bevel, chamfer









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