**cone /second sense** — Physically essential to enabling sight, the photoreceptors on the retina of the eye which are responsive to color and in bright conditions. see thumbnail to rightIn this illustration, the cones and rods are the pink forms shown embedded in the … Glossary of Art Terms

**Cone of curves** — In mathematics, the cone of toot (sometimes the Kleiman Mori cone) of an algebraic variety X is a combinatorial invariant of much importance to the birational geometry of X. Contents 1 Definition 2 Applications 3 … Wikipedia

**Cone (geometry)** — Not to be confused with the conical surface.. A right circular cone and an oblique circular cone A cone is an n dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a base (usually flat and circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.… … Wikipedia

**Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital v. Mercury Constr. Corp.** — Cone Mem. Hosp. v. Mercury Constr. Corp. Supreme Court of the United States Argued November 2, 1982 D … Wikipedia

**Word-sense disambiguation** — Disambiguation redirects here. For other uses, see Disambiguation (disambiguation). In computational linguistics, word sense disambiguation (WSD) is an open problem of natural language processing, which governs the process of identifying which… … Wikipedia

**Convex cone** — In linear algebra, a convex cone is a subset of a vector space over an ordered field that is closed under linear combinations with positive coefficients. A convex cone (light blue). Inside of it, the light red convex cone consists of all points… … Wikipedia

**Southern Cone** — Area 4,944,081 square kilometres (1,908,920 sq mi) Population 135,707,204 (July 2010 est.) Density 27.45 /km2 (71.1 /sq … Wikipedia

**Viewing cone** — Viewing direction= When a visual display with non vanishing size is seen by an observer, every point of the display area is seen from a different direction as illustrated in fig. 1. No two spots on the display are seen from the same direction.… … Wikipedia

**Demography of the Southern Cone** — Population density of the Southern Cone by first level national administrative divisions. Population/km² Southern Cone (Spanish: Cono Sur, Portuguese: Cone Sul) is a geographic region composed of the southernmost areas of South America, south of… … Wikipedia

**Monge cone** — In the mathematical theory of partial differential equations (PDE), the Monge cone is a geometrical object associated with a first order equation. It is named for Gaspard Monge. In two dimensions, let be a PDE for an unknown real valued function… … Wikipedia