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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • cone shell — noun : cone 3 d; also : its shell * * * any of numerous, chiefly tropical, marine gastropods of the genus Conus, having a smooth, brightly colored, conical shell with a short, flattened spire. Also called cone snail. * * * cone shell noun A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cone — [kōn] n. [ME < L conus < Gr kōnos, a wedge, peak, cone < IE base kō(n) , to sharpen > HONE1, L cos] 1. a) a flat based, single pointed solid formed by a rotating straight line that traces out a closed curved base from a fixed vertex… …   English World dictionary

  • Cone — (k[=o]n?), n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. kw^nos; akin to Skr. [,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See {Hone}, n.] 1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right angled triangle about one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cone of rays — Cone Cone (k[=o]n?), n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. kw^nos; akin to Skr. [,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See {Hone}, n.] 1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right angled triangle about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cone pulley — Cone Cone (k[=o]n?), n. [L. conus cone (in sense 1), Gr. kw^nos; akin to Skr. [,c]ana whetstone, L. cuneus wedge, and prob. to E. hone. See {Hone}, n.] 1. (Geom.) A solid of the form described by the revolution of a right angled triangle about… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cone shell — n. any of a family (Conidae) of tropical marine snails, most species of which can inflict a very poisonous bite …   English World dictionary

  • Cone snail — Taxobox name = Cone snails image width = 250px image caption = Geography cone, Conus geographus regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Orthogastropoda superordo = Caenogastropoda ordo = Sorbeoconcha subordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • cone shell — any of numerous, chiefly tropical, marine gastropods of the genus Conus, having a smooth, brightly colored, conical shell with a short, flattened spire. Also called cone snail. * * * ▪ marine snail  any of several marine snails of the subclass… …   Universalium

  • shell collecting — ▪ hobby       practice of finding and usually identifying the shells of mollusks, a popular avocation, or hobby, in many parts of the world. These shells, because of their bright colours, rich variety of shapes and designs, and abundance along… …   Universalium

  • Shell (projectile) — This article is about the artillery projectile. For the small arms ammunition, see Shotgun shell. Some sectioned shells from the First World War. From left to right: 90 mm fragmentation shell, 120 mm pig iron incendiary shell, 77/14 model 75 mm… …   Wikipedia

  • cone — n. & v. n. 1 a solid figure with a circular (or other curved) plane base, tapering to a point. 2 a thing of a similar shape, solid or hollow, e.g. as used to mark off areas of roads. 3 the dry fruit of a conifer. 4 an ice cream cornet. 5 any of… …   Useful english dictionary

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