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Definition of conic section noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

conic section

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌkɒnɪk ˈsekʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːnɪk ˈsekʃn//
 
(also conic) (geometry)
 
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a shape formed when a flat surface meets a cone with a round base
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: conic section