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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

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

The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
Milan Kundera

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.
John Ruskin

The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om.
Eden Ahbez

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