from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A non-plane curve, the intersection of a sphere with a quadric cone having its vertex at the center of the sphere.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Geom.) A nonplane curve formed by the intersection of the surface of an oblique cone with the surface of a sphere whose center is at the vertex of the cone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun geometry A non-
plane curveformed by the intersectionof the surface of an oblique conewith the surface of a spherecentred at the cone's vertex.
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From sphere and conic.
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