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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A solid or hollow shape that is round at one end, has sloping sides, and has a point at the other end. Also: A piece of thin cooked cake in such shape where ice cream is put.

Usage examples (37)
  • Put another scoop of strawberry ice cream in my cone, please.
  • cone a tire
  • And that does include what we call the cone of uncertainty.
  • I want to talk to you about what you call the cone of uncertainty. for more
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  • The "Cohen" (a member of the Jewish priestly class) pondered the "koan" (a paradox posed to a student of Zen Buddhism to help bring about enlightenment) as he ate his ice cream "cone" (a geometric solid with a circular base tapering to a point opposite th
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