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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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In one of the studied ironstones, ferruginous crusts and domal structures are also related to vertebrate tracks (Fig.
However, these tectonic deformations were not strong enough to destroy a Proterozoic brachyanticlinal domal structure.
Removal of a one-to-two-metre cover of Leda clay had revealed a unit of dolostone in the Paleozoic Oxford Formation replete with laterally linked domal stromatolites, some up to 4 m in diameter, with synoptic reliefs up to 60 cm (Fig.
Norsk Hydro's Italian subsidiary Hydro Building Systems Italy will deliver 8,000 square metres of its Wictec 50 systems and 70 tons of Domal Bright PA 70 S products for three residential buildings on the waterfront in Brooklyn.
Small structures, considered to be stromatolites, similar to the laminar and small domal stromatolite Ozarkcollenia, occur in ferruginous Mesoproterozoic bedded tufts of the Cope Hollow Formation near Johnson's Shut-ins, Reynolds County, Mo.
The valley itself has developed within a large convex domal structure, in which the older and softer rocks exposed in its core have been preferentially eroded throughout the vast watershed of the Entia Creek.
Most colonies are roughly equant and domal, with most individual corals either radiating upward from a central point (30 percent of the corals examined), or inclined in one direction (between 270 and 310 degrees; 55 percent of the total).