Definition of storm cone in English:

storm cone

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noun

(In the UK) a black conical object hoisted by coastguards as a gale warning, the number and arrangement of cones giving information about wind direction and strength.
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  • Yet the obsessive concern with gesture politics seems quite unaware or unconcerned over the storm cones being raised.
  • I can't wait to see the flags and the storm cones flying again, or to see the mast illuminated at Christmas.
  • But while the storm cones are raised, I am not convinced that a blanket ‘sell’ policy is appropriate.

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