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cones

The tiny light-sensitive transducers of the RETINA that are present in greatest concentration in the central part, the macula. Cones are less sensitive than the more peripherally placed, colour-blind rods, but are capable of distinguishing three primary colours.

Cones

Receptor cells that allow the perception of colors.
Mentioned in: Color Blindness
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The cylinder once lighted, the hydrogen in the spiral and in the concave cone becomes heated, and rapidly ascends through the pipe that leads to the upper part of the balloon.
And so without particularly analyzing all the contiguous sections of a cone and of the ranks of an army, or the ranks and positions in any administrative or public business whatever from the lowest to the highest, we see a law by which men, to take associated action, combine in such relations that the more directly they participate in performing the action the less they can command and the more numerous they are, while the less their direct participation in the action itself, the more they command and the fewer of them there are; rising in this way from the lowest ranks to the man at the top, who takes the least direct share in the action and directs his activity chiefly to commanding.
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Mark Toney manageress, Debbie Palmer, 42, said: "People in Newcastle still love an ice cream and cones are still by far the most popular way to have one.
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Three-cone drill: We set up the three cones in a triangle position about the length of an offensive line apart.
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Yet this link doesn't appear to involve rods and cones, the eye's cells used to see.
Made of cardboard and wrapping paper, the cones hold small favors wrapped in colorful tissue paper.