traffic cone

noun
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of traffic cone

: a conical marker used on a road or highway (as for indicating an area under repair)

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First Known Use of traffic cone

1953

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TRAFFIC CONE Defined for English Language Learners

traffic cone

Definition of traffic cone for English Language Learners

  • : a brightly colored plastic cone that is placed on a road to warn drivers not to drive too close to an area where work is being done, an accident has occurred, etc.


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