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Definition of Dome


  1. A building; a house; an edifice; -- used chiefly in poetry.
  2. A cupola formed on a large scale.
  3. Any erection resembling the dome or cupola of a building; as the upper part of a furnace, the vertical steam chamber on the top of a boiler, etc.
  4. 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.
  5. Decision; judgment; opinion; a court decision.

Dome Quotations

Be cocky. Walk into the Georgia Dome like you own it.
Mary Lou Retton

One my favorite things is to go to the provinces of Russia and see the 18th century wood churches with the onion dome architecture. These humble wonders of incredible imagination of architects that were obviously not living in places like Paris or London, but they've created these amazing churches.
Andre Leon Talley

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
R. Buckminster Fuller

I was in the Pritikin Center in Santa Monica once, trying to lose 30 or 40 pounds in a month. I'd work... on a treadmill and with the weights, but it was driving me nuts. So I escaped. Tom Arnold picked me up and we went to Le Dome and had tons of desserts.
Chris Farley

The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.
Thomas Carlyle
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Dome Translations

dome in Dutch is koepel
dome in German is Kuppel, Dom, Kuppel
dome in Italian is cupola
dome in Norwegian is kuppel
dome in Swedish is dom, kupol
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