'Pastry Cone' (C0NE/CON3/C0N3)
A cone is a three-dimensional geometric shape that tapers smoothly from a flat base (frequently, though not necessarily, circular) to a point called the apex or vertex.

A cone is formed by a set of line segments, half-lines, or lines connecting a common point, the apex, to all of the points on a base that is in a plane that does not contain the apex. Depending on the author, the base may be restricted to be a circle, any one-dimensional quadratic form in the plane, any closed one-dimensional figure, or any of the above plus all the enclosed points. If the enclosed points are included in the base, the cone is a solid object; otherwise it is a two-dimensional object in three-dimensional space. In the case of a solid object, the boundary formed by these lines or partial lines is called the lateral surface; if the lateral surface is unbounded, it is a conical surface.

In the case of line segments, the cone does not extend beyond the base, while in the case of half-lines, it extends infinitely far. In the case of lines, the cone extends infinitely far in both directions from the apex, in which case it is sometimes called a double cone. Either half of a double cone on one side of the apex is called a nappe.

The axis of a cone is the straight line (if any), passing through the apex, about which the base (and the whole cone) has a circular symmetry.

In common usage in elementary geometry, cones are assumed to be right circular, where circular means that the base is a circle and right means that the axis passes through the centre of the base at right angles to its plane.[1] If the cone is right circular the intersection of a plane with the lateral surface is a conic section. In general, however, the base may be any shape[2] and the apex may lie anywhere (though it is usually assumed that the base is bounded and therefore has finite area, and that the apex lies outside the plane of the base). Contrasted with right cones are oblique cones, in which the axis passes through the centre of the base non-perpendicularly.[3]

A cone with a polygonal base is called a pyramid.

Depending on the context, "cone" may also mean specifically a convex cone or a projective cone.

Cones can also be generalized to higher dimensions.
Marshall, Carter and Dark, LLP

Status Still A Cone
Demand Unlimited
Value Priceless
Availability Only one and we're keeping it
Identifier The Pastry Cone
Description Item is a giant, three-dimensional shape, composed of profiteroles and possessing a uniquely conical structure. The item is shaped like a cone, pointed with a circular base, and looks (to the untrained observer) like any other twenty-foot-high profiterole obelisk. Not so! The Pastry Cone will provide our customers with a once-in-a-lifetime cone-observing extravaganza, with predicted profits upwards of ten bajillion pounds. They will not, of course, be allowed to touch the cone. That would be silly. They might damage it.
Marshall, Carter and Dark, LLP

Memo 01
Sender Damien Prism, Head of Cone-based innovation Recipient Everyone in a two mile radius because I'm shouting this from the rooftops
The big guys upstairs have reported that I should stop trying to get people to buy this (and I quote) "ridiculous pastry construction", because it's "stupid" and "going moldy" and "not even vaguely anomalous for god's sake".

I disagree.

"Mr. Marshallcarteranddark", I say, "how many people do you think have seen a cone like this?" They say it's several thousand because I posted pictures of it on reddit immediately after I made it the item manifested. I say "fair enough, but what about the portion of the population without reddit? Surely they would pay top dollar to look at a cone like this!" They said no, because I invested the company's heath and safety budget in promotional cone billboards across the country. They're shaped like cones, and they light up and everything. It's pretty cool.

Anyway the point is I'm resigning immediately. You fuckers wouldn't know a good business venture if it covered you in pastry and shoved cream up your ass.
Marshall, Carter and Dark, LLP

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