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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[13] presented an analytical series solution for transient boundary-value problem of heat conduction in r-[theta] spherical coordinates, which is applicable in spherical or part-spherical multilayer geometries such as spherical cone, hemisphere, spherical wedge, and full sphere.
Spherical rock causes a spherical cone concave at the bottom of the indentation, while the cube rock causes a rectangular concave.
The nearly spherical cones have eight to 10 scales, each looking like a shield with a central projection (called an umbo, if you want to impress your botanist or Scrabble-playing friends).
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