cone - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable] 

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/kəʊn/
singularcone
pluralcones
  1. 1
    an object with a circular base that rises to a point. Something in the shape of a cone is conical

    a tower with a cone-shaped roof

  2. 3
    a cone shape that you put ice cream in and eat

    an ice-cream cone

  3. 4
    the fruit of a pine tree

    a pine cone

  4. 5
    medical a cell shaped like a cone in the retina of your eye. Cones make it possible for people and animals to see colours in bright light.