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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.
References in classic literature ?
Of course we ascended to the summit of the dome, and of course we also went up into the gilt copper ball which is above it.--There was room there for a dozen persons, with a little crowding, and it was as close and hot as an oven.
Dead ahead," and I saw the opening, black and yawning in the glowing dome of this underworld.
It was useless to try to pass over her, for that would have allowed her to force us against the rocky dome above, and we were already too near that as it was.
When I reached the top I found the brass dome and the statue exactly as the pilot had described, but was too wearied with all I had gone through to do more than glance at them, and, flinging myself under the dome, was asleep in an instant.
K-pop girl band TWICE has begun its first "dome" tour, on which it will perform in dome-covered stadiums in three Japanese cities.
County officials will now have the task of studying the likely benefits and drawbacks of having Mitchell Park be home to not only The Domes, as is now the case, but also the public museum.
The colourful result has proven popular with tourists looking for a quirky family holiday, especially the domes adorned inside and out with images of Japan's popular "Kumamon" bear character, the mascot of the Kumamoto region.
High-to-low temperature geo-thermochronology data show that the exhumation of the Yazgulem dome occurred between ~22-5 Ma at temperatures ranging from 600 deg C to ~100 deg C.
Each style of truncated domes paving tile, mat or ADA pad is available in federal yellow and 5 more standard colors, and a range of sizes, including 3-foot depth tiles, mats and pads to meet California requirements.
Dome is one of the mostly used architectural element in the design of mosques in Malaysia.
However, initially Royal Danish Navy (RDN) will buy 2 new sonar domes. At present RDN have 5 sonar domes in service on the ABSL and IVER class vessels, plus 2 spare domes.