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Definition of "conics" [con•ics]

  • That branch of geometry which treats of the cone and the curves which arise from its sections. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conics" in a sentence
  • "His innovative methodology and terminology, especially in the field of conics, influenced many later scholars including Ptolemy, Francesco Maurolico, Isaac Newton, and René Descartes."
  • "The class followed my every step for drawing cones intersected by planes to produce each of the four conics sections."
  • "The creative sketches the class made on their homework papers, and too often on their desks, had inspired me to design the conics lesson around art."