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