He scooped out the popcorn with a paper cone.
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The Melitta cone coffee filter, invented by the German housewife Melitta Bentz, hasn’t changed since 1937.
Belinda Lanks, WSJ, 17 Nov. 2022 What makes this new image of the Cone Nebula so breathtaking, though, is the way the pillar-like cone stretches across the center of the image, giving us a perfect look at its dark and cloudy appearance.
Joshua Hawkins, BGR, 13 Nov. 2022 The area where the storm came ashore remained within the cone of uncertainty for the full five days between formation and landfall.
Dennis Mersereau, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2022 The cone only indicates where the center of the storm could go.
Leigh Morgan, al, 7 Nov. 2022 In recent years, Johnson has observed smaller piñon mast crops, occurring with less frequency, and studies have linked drought and declining cone production.
Sara Van Note, WIRED, 6 Nov. 2022 The former Snelgrove property at about 850 E. 2100 South — now scraped clear save for its ice cream cone sign — is slated for a 319-unit apartment complex to be called Sugar Town.
Tony Semerad, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Nov. 2022 Their performance took place in front of a neon backdrop replicating the fractured ice cream cone from the Crybaby album cover, with two smaller cones dripping from their mic stands.
Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 28 Oct. 2022 Braking duties are also handled by Shimano, courtesy of non-series dual-piston hydraulic calipers (with a 180 millimeter-diameter rotor up front), and Shimano even provides the Deore front hub with serviceable cup-and-cone bearings.
James Huang, Outside Online, 25 Oct. 2022
For years, the bridge district had allowed the annual marathon to cone off two of the northbound lanes to accommodate the popular run.
Matier & Ross, SFChronicle.com, 1 July 2018 See More
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Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin conus, from Greek kōnos