Cinder Cone

Science / Geology / Cinder Cone: A steep, conical hill built up about a volcanic vent and composed of coarse pyroclasts expelled from the vent by escaping gases.
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Exit Cone

Technology / Rockets / Exit Cone: Applies to the exit or expansion section of a rocket nozzle. MORE


Entertainment / Baseball / Snowcone: Common term for when a fielder catches a ball, and a portion of the ball protrudes the end of the glove, appearing like a snowcone. MORE

Stress Cones

Technology / Motors / Stress Cones: A physical protection placed over the external connections point on medium and high voltage motor leads. Stress cones are used to avoid di-electric breakdown of motor leads in the vicinity of the exte MORE

Volcanic Cone

Science / Geology / Volcanic Cone: A cone-shaped hill or mountain composed of pyroclastic debris and/or lava which builds up around a volcanic vent during eruptions. MORE


Technology / Home Audio / Dual-Cone: Many factory installed auto speakers are of the dual cone type. Sometimes also referred to as a 'full-range' speaker, it uses an inexpensive, efficient design. The small 'whizzer' cone in the center o MORE


Science / Biology / Cones: Light receptors in primates eyes that operate in bright light; provide color vision and visual acuity. MORE