Example sentences for "conic"

congruent; congruity; congruous; congruously; coni; conical; conics; conidia; coniecture; coniectures

- I cannot do more than merely allude to the treatises on
**Conic**Sections and on Maxima and Minima by Apollonius, who is said to have been the first to introduce the words ellipse and hyperbola. - Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, composed at sixteen a tract on the
**conic**sections. - The fact that the force varies as the inverse square of the distance, necessitates motion in an ellipse, or some other
**conic**section, with the sun in one focus. - Hence three points plus the focus act as five points, and determine a
**conic**or curve of the second degree. - If it were a material substance, to which the law of gravitation applied, it must be moving in a
**conic**section with the sun in one focus, and its radius vector must sweep out equal areas in equal times. - To prove the connection between the inverse-square law of distance, and the travelling in a
**conic**section with the centre of force in one focus (the other focus being empty), is not so simple. - Before age 16, he wrote a book on
**conic**sections. - He is famous for his theorem that a hexagon inscribed in a
**conic**section has the property that the three meeting points of the opposed sides are always in a straight line. - It seemed a stupid way to commence his upper-class years, to spend four hours a morning in the stuffy room of a tutoring school, imbibing the infinite boredom of
**conic**sections. - He found it impossible to study
**conic**sections; something in their calm and tantalizing respectability breathing defiantly through Mr. Rooney's fetid parlors distorted their equations into insoluble anagrams. - If the Greeks had not cultivated
**Conic**Sections, Kepler could not have superseded Ptolemy; if the Greeks had cultivated Dynamics, Kepler might have anticipated Newton. - There is a great deal of superstition about
**conic**sections. - The discovery of the
**conic**sections, attributed to Plato, first threw open the higher species of form to the contemplation of geometers. - A property of the
**conic**sections by virtue of which a given point determines a corresponding right line and a given right line determines a corresponding point. - This projection differs from
*conic projection*in that latter assumes but one cone for the whole map. - It consists of about thirty lodges or wigwams, formed generally of branches of trees tied together in a
**conic**summit, and covered with buffalo, deer, or elk skins. - Our encampment this evening is on one of the head branches of the Blackfoot river, from which we can see the three remarkable
**conic**summits known by the name of the "Three Butes" or "Tetons. - Or he may find a conic mound, on whose apex glisten in the sun the bleached bones of one whose last office has been to preserve from destruction the friendly soil on which he reposed.
- We find the bubble curves can be drawn by rolling wheels made in the shape of the
**conic**sections on a straight line, and so the**conic**sections, though distinct curves, must pass slowly and continuously one into the other. - It is the same shape that you would find if you were to cut a cone through with a saw, and so these curves which I have shown you are called
**conic**sections. - We are now almost able to see what the
**conic**section has to do with a soap-bubble. - The
**conic**sections are the next simplest loci; and it will be seen later that they are the loci represented by equations of the second degree. - Every plane section of a quadric surface is a
**conic**or a line-pair. - If the line does not cut the
**conic**the involution is elliptic, having no foci. - The most important properties are stated in the following theorems:-- The middle points of parallel chords of a
**conic**lie in a line--viz. - That it also holds for other conics follows from the fact that every
**conic**may be considered as the projection of a circle, which will be proved later on. - If the line cuts the
**conic**the involution is hyperbolic, the points of intersection being the foci. - If every diameter is perpendicular to its conjugate the
**conic**is a circle. - Hence-- A conic determines on every line in its plane an involution, in which those points are conjugate which are also conjugate with regard to the conic.
- Further-- Every parallelogram inscribed in a
**conic**has its sides parallel to two conjugate diameters; and Every parallelogram circumscribed about a**conic**has as diagonals two conjugate diameters. - In excitement this prisoner had pushed the
**conic**end up first, thus rendering expulsion almost impossible. - On investigation it was found that these
**conic**cases were of common use, and were always thrust up the rectum base first. - I was beginning
**conic**sections in the third half-year, and this subject I found was one that I could manage very well by thinking quietly over. - Apollonius investigated the greatest and least distances of a point from the perimeter of a
**conic**section, and discovered them to be the normals, and that their feet were the intersections of the**conic**with a rectangular hyperbola. - Thus for a circular orbit with the centre of force at an excentric point, the hodograph is a
**conic**with the pole as focus. - Round, a scale Of circling steps entwines the
**conic**pile; And at the bottom on vast hinges grates Four brazen gates, towards the four winds of heaven Placed in the solid square. - Most likely it is the only copy of "O'Beirne on
**Conic**Sections" existing in Ireland; and who would expect to find it lodged in a smoke-stained cabin on the wild bogland between Duffclane and Lisconnel? - The "Treatise on
**Conic**Sections" created an even stronger sensation than the news of the honorary degree, especially among those who had letters enough to spell out the familiar name on the title-page. - I detest the very name of Parliament, and could as soon read Todhunter on
**Conic**Sections as the reports of a debate. - Waymark grew so accustomed to receiving Ida's note each Monday morning, that when for the first time it failed to
**conic**he was troubled seriously.

The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "conic" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.

conic section; conical form