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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

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

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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. Scott Stringer:

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

  2. Chief Executive Officer Deepinder Goyal:

    A large number of restaurants have already shut down permanently, and we know that this is just the tip of the iceberg, there's no going back to the 'normal'.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    The way we treat women in our country has been abysmal in almost every way. We are finally addressing the issue of sexual harassment, and we need to get it right, but the conversation we are having now is only the tip of the iceberg. It needs to be an ongoing movement of women and men that includes a national discussion about sexism, sexual harassment, objectification, inequality and abuse of power.

  4. Kerry Ryan:

    This is just the tip of the iceberg.

  5. Scott Stringer:

    It is an insult to families who are desperate to access technology for their children to leave brand new computers and tablets unused in closets and storage facilities, if auditors can’t locate an average of 180 computers per DOE location, this may be just the tip of the iceberg.

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