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Definition of cone noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a solid or hollow object with a round flat base and sides that slope up to a point see also conic, conical
  2. 2a solid or hollow object that is shaped like a cone a paper cone full of popcorn the cone of a volcano see also nose cone, snow cone
  3. 3= traffic cone
  4. 4a piece of thin crisp cookie shaped like a cone, which you can put ice cream in to eat it
  5. 5the hard dry fruit of a pine or fir tree a pine cone