Associations to the word «Dome»


DOME, noun. (architecture) A structural element resembling the hollow upper half of a sphere; a cupola.
DOME, noun. Anything shaped like an upset bowl, often used as a cover.
DOME, noun. (slang) head (including the meaning 'oral sex')
DOME, noun. (obsolete) (poetic) A building; a house; an edifice.
DOME, noun. Any erection resembling the dome or cupola of a building, such as the upper part of a furnace, the vertical steam chamber on the top of a boiler, etc.
DOME, noun. (crystallography) A prism formed by planes parallel to a lateral axis which meet above in a horizontal edge, like the roof of a house; also, one of the planes of such a form.
DOME, verb. (transitive) To give a domed shape to.
DOME LIGHT, noun. An interior cabin light with a dome-shaped cover attached to the ceiling of a car, vehicle, room or building. In a vehicle it is considered a safety feature although in most vehicles it is standard equipment.
DOME OF THE ROCK, proper noun. A shrine, located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, which contains the Foundation Stone.

Dictionary definition

DOME, noun. A concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward.
DOME, noun. Informal terms for a human head.
DOME, noun. A stadium that has a roof.
DOME, noun. A hemispherical roof.

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