tail cone


noun Rocketry.

a cone-shaped component at the rear of a jet engine, rocket, or missile, usually serving as an exhaust pipe.

Nearby words

  1. taikonaut,
  2. tail,
  3. tail between one's legs, with one's,
  4. tail bud,
  5. tail coat,
  6. tail covert,
  7. tail end,
  8. tail fan,
  9. tail fin,
  10. tail fold

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