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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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