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dome

(dōm),
Structure rising to a hemispheric center.
[Fr., fr. L. domus, house]

dome

(dōm) [L domus, house]
A semicircular or balloon-shaped weakness in the wall of an aneurysm.
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Kalas, on the other hand, points out that although also square in form, the built kitchens of the late- and post-Byzantine monasteries of Greece have domical vault roofs rather than conical or pyramidal ceilings, as seen in Cappadocia (48).
48, inscribed in Hebrew and Arabic, is obviously post-Sasanian and should probably not have been included, while an agate domical seal with two lines of Hebrew writing that is of the Sasanian period has been omitted.
The contemporaneous Saint Catherine Altarpiece in the museum in Pisa by an anonymous local master shows at the lower left her condemnation to death at the hands of Emperor Maxentius seated under a domical baldachin.
The domical ceiling of open hall is fashioned with a constructive work of arts.
For Domical Certificate, the government would give maximum ten-days to the additional Deputy Commissioner/AC Headquarters to dispose of the matter while Deputy Commissioner would work as an appellate authority.
The predominant host rock in these sections is massive limestone, occasionally with domical shape.
These wall-paintings appear on the facade of the gateway, in the squinches of the domical ceiling, and the soffit of the main passageway ceiling.
4) This essay seeks to establish that at the end of the Middle Ages, in commissioning a loggia in the form of a domical canopy, the members of the Misericordia Confraternity knowingly and purposefully invoked several readily recognizable artistic conventions of that era to provide their foundation with its own shelter of sanctity, imbuing it with an aura of the divine.
Similarly, in the Gawler Ranges, the origin of both sheet fractures and structures and domical hills can be traced back to the period of fracturing.
For instance, the domes over the main spaces of the New Delhi Library, with the compression of their cellular shells supported by the tension members of steel trusses, anticipate the concept of the domical vaulting adopted for the Lisbon Ismaili Centre.
In the centre rises a domical shape and not an actual dome, its body marked with flutings.