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cone down

to confine a beam of x-rays to a region of interest using a collimator or cone (3); colloq., to focus one's attention or activities.

cone down

(kōn down)
1. To narrow a beam of x-rays to a region of interest using a collimator or cone (3).
2. Colloquialism, to delimit one's attention or activities.
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The maximum amount of change in volume from cone up to cone down is 2V.
The material in the silo will not lie flat but will be heaped either in a 'cone up' attitude (after filling) or in a 'cone down' attitude (after emptying).
Williamson was able to ease Sparkling Cone down to a trot over the line and still had seven lengths in hand of the favourite Majors Legacy.