Nose-cone



noun, Rocketry.
1.
the cone-shaped forward section of a rocket or guided missile, including a heat shield and containing the payload.
noun
1.
the conical forward section of a missile, spacecraft, etc, designed to withstand high temperatures, esp during re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere

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