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Having the shape of a cone, tapering from a round base to a point.‘the ants construct cone-shaped mounds of soil’
tapered, tapering, pointed, funnel-shapedView synonyms
- ‘The cone-shaped capsules of the early U.S. space program had heat shields attached to their base.’
- ‘The beautiful purple petals that radiate from its dark cone-shaped centre somewhat resemble the commonly grown black-eyed Susan.’
- ‘The lungs, a pair of sponge-like, cone-shaped organs, are part of the body's respiratory system.’
- ‘A healthy liver is cone-shaped, with a smooth, rubbery texture.’
- ‘The only illumination came through a hole in the cone-shaped ceiling.’
- ‘Some older rural men continue to wear the traditional short, cone-shaped, brown felt hat.’
- ‘The Sotho, known as excellent horsemen, are distinguished by their bright blankets and cone-shaped hats.’
- ‘At one time, the nomadic Kazaks lived in yurts, cone-shaped tents of white felt stretched over a framework of wooden poles.’
- ‘Its white flowers are short lived but the striking cone-shaped golden bracts will last from early summer right through to autumn.’
- ‘In the countryside, he saw many cone-shaped tombs where poor people were laid to rest.’
- ‘Just 20 minutes from the airport, we are perched on top of a cone-shaped hill overlooking Kranj.’
- ‘The dry manure will stack in cone-shaped mounds.’
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