# spherical cone

## spherical cone

[¦sfir·ə·kəl ′kōn] (mathematics)

A solid consisting of the cap and cone formed by the intersection of a plane with a sphere, the cone extending from the plane to the center of the sphere and the cap extending from the plane to the surface of the sphere.

The surface of this solid.

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