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"cone" in British English

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conenoun [C]

uk   /kəʊn/  us   /koʊn/
  • cone noun [C] (TREE)

the hard oval-shaped ​fruit of a ​conifer
  • cone noun [C] (FOOD)

a ​container made of very ​lightthinbiscuit, or one of these ​containingicecream: an ​icecream cone
(Definition of cone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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conenoun [C]

 us   /koʊn/
geometry a ​solidshape with a round ​base that narrows to a ​point at the ​top geometry A cone is also any ​objectshaped like a cone, some of which are ​hollow and ​open at the end: icecream in a ​waffle cone geometry A cone is also an ice-cream cone geometry A cone is also the hard, ​ovalfruit of an ​evergreentree.
(Definition of cone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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