Definitions for nose cone

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nose cone

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nose cone, ogive(noun)

    front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere


  1. nose cone(Noun)

    The forwardmost part of an aircraft, rocket or missile; it is shaped to minimise aerodynamic resistance


  1. Nose cone

    The term nose cone is used to refer to the forwardmost section of a rocket, guided missile or aircraft. The cone is shaped to offer minimum aerodynamic resistance. Nose cones are also designed for travel in and under water and in high speed land vehicles.


Find a translation for the nose cone definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nose cone definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"nose cone." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 5 Oct. 2015. < cone>.

Are we missing a good definition for nose cone? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nose cone:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.