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  1. tip of the iceberg(Noun)

    Only the beginning; just a small indication of a larger possibility; a problem is much bigger than it seems

  2. Origin: tip + iceberg. Floating icebergs have a significant proportion of their mass below the surface of the water.

How to pronounce tip of the iceberg?

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How to say tip of the iceberg in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tip of the iceberg in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tip of the iceberg in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of tip of the iceberg in a Sentence

  1. David McClenaghan:

    I know from my own experience from seeing police files on investigations into sexual abuse within the Scout Association that many of those people who have been victims of abuse choose not to bring compensation claims forward, in terms of figures, 50 is absolutely the tip of the iceberg.

  2. David Cockfield:

    This may be only the tip of the iceberg. You're going to see this continue and develop.

  3. Giovanni Olivieri:

    We're afraid this is the tip of the iceberg.

  4. Xiangmin Liu:

    The anonymity afforded by virtual assets is being exploited by serious criminals, these activities are likely to be growing quickly, as law enforcement agencies are only seeing the tip of the iceberg.

  5. Scott Stringer:

    If auditors can’t locate an average of 180 computers per DOE location, this may be just the tip of the iceberg.

Images & Illustrations of tip of the iceberg

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