the cone-shaped forward section of a rocket or guided missile, including a heat shield and containing the payload.
What does 😤- Face With Steam From Nose Emoji mean?Read more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Origin of nose cone
First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for nose cone
He kept right on going until his head banged painfully on the bottom of the nose-cone radar unit.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
British Dictionary definitions for nose cone
the conical forward section of a missile, spacecraft, etc, designed to withstand high temperatures, esp during re-entry into the earth's atmosphere
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012