Definitions

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  • adj. Having the form of a cone

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Cone-shaped; conical.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In the form of a cone; conical: as, a coniform mountain.

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Examples

  • There, a lesser, coniform elevation of the continuous chain, is mantled in living green; while perhaps by its side, another pains the eye with the well defined lineaments of desolation.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

  • Their buildings are coniform, and constructed of earth and timber, very similar to those of the Kansas tribe, described in a previous chapter.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

  • The hills, adjacent to the river and near the trail, are coniform and not unfrequently naked piles of dry sand, while the hollows and depressions among them afford a humid soil, coated with rank vegetation.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

  • Some, however are almost entirely roofed in by an arched covering, presenting a coniform appearance.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

  • Their houses are built Pawnee fashion, being coniform and covered with a thick coat of dirt, presenting a hole at the apex to emit the smoke, and another at the side to serve the double purpose of a door and window.

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN LIFE

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