(transitive, adverb) (Brit) to close (one carriageway of a motorway) by placing warning cones across it
to demarcate a roadway using bright orange conical markers
noun 1. a space, in the shape of an inverted cone, above a radio beacon, in which there is a sharp reduction in the intensity of transmitted signals.
- Cone of light
cone of light n. The bright triangular area of reflected light on the tympanic membrane during examination. Also called light reflex.
[koh-nuh-pah-tee] /ˌkoʊ nəˈpɑ ti/ noun 1. (def 2).
- Cone penetration test
noun 1. a method of testing soils by pressing a cone of standard dimensions into the soil under a known load and measuring the penetration