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Dome appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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Dome is sometimes a misspelling of done or down.

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Definition of the noun dome

What does dome mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: domes

  1. a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
  2. informal terms for a human head
  3. a stadium that has a roof
  4. a hemispherical roof
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: roof = a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
    • more specific terms:
      • astrodome = a transparent dome on top of an airplane where the navigator can make celestial observations
      • cupola = a roof in the form of a dome
      • geodesic dome = a lightweight dome constructed of interlocking polygons
      • onion dome = a dome that is shaped like a bulb
      • pressure dome = a dome-shaped building that is pressurized
      • whispering gallery / whispering dome = a space beneath a dome or arch in which sounds produced at certain points are clearly audible at certain distant points

Alternative definition of the noun dome


  1. A common structural element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere.
  2. Anything shaped like an upset bowl, often used as a cover, e.g. a cake 'dome'.
  3. Slang for head


Dome Co. Ltd, literally "child's dream", is a Japanese-based racing car constructor, involved mainly in open wheel and sports car racing.


  1. Dome a.k.a. Pakorn Lum: "Dome" Pakorn Lum is a Thai singer and actor. He made his acting debut in 2011 with the Thai television soap opera, Rak Mai Mee Wan Tai and also starred as a lead in the musical Tawiphob.
  2. Dome is a German graffiti artist.
    • also known as Christian Krämer
    • born in (40 years ago) in Karlsruhe
    • nationality: Germany
    • profession: Graffiti artist

There are other people with in their name, like Dan Dome, Malcolm Dome, Marjorie Dome, Dome Karukoski, Robert B. Dome, Ram Chandra Dome and many others.


Dome was an English post-punk band, formed in 1980 and consisting of Bruce Gilbert and Graham Lewis of Wire.


Dome is a fictional character from the 2012 Thai film Seven Something.


"Dome" is a 2012 animated short film written and directed by Liam O Brien.


"DOME" is a video game.

  • developer: System Sacom
  • genre: Adventure game
  • publisher: System Sacom


"DOME" is an award-winning portfolio by Mark Power, depicting: The focus of British celebration of the new millennium is a dome in the southeast London suburb of Greenwich, on the prime meridian. Exactly 365m in diameter, to echo the days of the year, and supported by 12 towers, to reflect the hours on a clock face, it was built on wasteland that first had to be detoxified. The dome itself is a vast artificial sky of stretched fabric.

  • taken in (17 years ago)
  • media: photograph
  • award:
    • World Press Photo Award for Arts and Entertainment (Stories) nomination for Mark Power
    • World Press Photo Award for Arts and Entertainment (Stories), received by Mark Power


  1. "Dome" is a musical album of Johannes Enders & Johannes Enders Quartet.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  2. "Dome" is a musical single of W & W.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  3. "Dome" a.k.a. "+Dome" is a musical album of Seekae.
    • released on
  4. "Dome" is a musical album of Dome.
    • released in (35 years ago)
  5. "Dome" is a musical album of Groovin Ground.
  6. "Dome" is a musical album by Pakorn Lum.


  1. Dome a.k.a. Domè is an arrondissement in the Zou department of Benin. It is an administrative division under the jurisdiction of the commune of Zogbodomey. According to the population census conducted by the Institut National de la Statistique Benin on February 15, 2002, the arrondissement had a total population of 6,768.
  2. Dome a.k.a. Dome, Arizona: Dome is a ghost town located in Yuma County, in southwestern Arizona, United States. Originally Swiveler's Station, 20 miles east of Fort Yuma, on the Butterfield Overland Mail route, a post office was established here in 1858. It was first under the name of Gila City the nearby boomtown 1 1/2 mile west of Dome but the post office closed July 14, 1863, after most of the town was swept away in the Great Flood of 1862, and then abandoned for the La Paz gold rush along the Colorado River. After the railroad passed by the site and an attempt to do large scale mining of the placers began, a new post office was established as "Dome" in 1892 but soon closed when the attempt failed. Subsequently it opened and closed several times before finally closing in 1940.
  3. Dome a.k.a. Qaqqaq Kershaw is a mountain in Greenland.

There are other places with in their name, like Blue Dome, Gold Dome, Semi-dome, Black Dome, Dome Creek, Ether Dome, Green Dome, Golden Dome, Tacoma Dome, Dome Village, Georgia Dome, Brighton Dome, Reichstag dome, Millennium Dome, Dome of the Rock, Hat Yai Ice Dome, Sixty Dome Mosque, Seagaia Ocean Dome.


  1. Dome: A dome is an element of architecture that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere. Dome structures made of various materials have a long architectural lineage extending into prehistory.
    • also known as 圓頂
  2. Dome a.k.a. Dôme Coffee is a franchise chain of European-style café restaurants based in Perth, Australia.
  3. Dome is a make of automobile produced by Dome Co. Ltd.
  4. Dome: In mathematics, a dome is a closed geometrical surface which can be obtained by sectioning off a portion of a sphere with an intersecting plane. It consists of two parts: a flat disk, which is joined to a convex surface whose curvature is uniform and which has a circular boundary: this boundary joins with the rim of the disk. The disk can be referred to as the dome's "base".

Phrases with Dome

Phrases starting with the word Dome:

  1. Dome Light
  2. dome-shaped

Phrases ending with the word Dome:

  1. Wax Dome
  2. Flat Dome
  3. Lava dome
  4. Salt dome
  5. Blade Dome
  6. Green Dome
  7. onion dome
  8. radar dome
  9. Copper Dome
  10. Double-Dome
  11. Glossy Dome
  12. Golden Dome
  13. Hollow Dome
  14. teapot dome
  15. Yellow Dome
  16. Crossed Dome
  17. Globose Dome
  18. Pyramid Dome

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dome

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Google previewHyperbolic Manifolds (2016)

An Introduction in 2 and 3 Dimensions by Albert Marden

If is the exterior of the unit circle, its convex hull is the half-plane underneath the hyperbolic plane rising from the circle; the dome is the plane. How about two round disks with angle of intersection α measured exterior to one disk and interior to ...

Google previewProject Mc2: The Pretty Brilliant Experiment Book (2017)

by Jade Hemsworth

A geodesic dome is a curved form made up of repeating geometric shapes. The overall structure is usually part of a sphere while the geometric shape is most often a triangle. You are basically trying to make a round structure using only ...

Google previewVolcanic eruptions of 1980 at Mount St. Helens (1982)

the first 100 days by Bruce LaVerne Foxworthy, Mary Hill, Geological Survey (U.S.)

The dome is a symmetrical mass, circular in area, about 700 feet in diameter and rising 130 feet above the level of the crater floor. It is tan to light...

Google previewBukhara, the Eastern Dome of Islam (2004)

Urban Development, Urban Space, Architecture and Population by Anette Gangler, Heinz Gaube, Attilio Petruccioli

As the two domes have different functions, they also have different shapes: the external dome is a tali sphere or cone terminating in a bulbous form, while the internal dome is a low ellipsoid, whose intrados are often covered by a third, purely ...

Google previewStructural Analysis of Historic Construction: Preserving Safety and Significance, Two Volume Set (2008)

Proceedings of the VI International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historic Construction, SAHC08, 2-4 July 2008, Bath, United Kingdom by Dina D'Ayala, Enrico Fodde

The dome is an unusual construction of the Middle Ages, (Wittkower 1962): Arnolfo certainly referred to the nearby...

Google previewBrunelleschi's Dome (2013)

How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture by Ross King

Brunelleschi's Dome is the story of how a Renaissance genius bent men, materials, and the very forces of nature to build an architectural wonder we continue to marvel at today.

Google previewScience (1915)

The dome is a surface dipping ...

Google previewBradshaw's hand-book to the Bombay presidency and North-western provinces of India (1864)

with its vast dome is the chief object of notice from every ...

Google previewWalking Tour Paris (2011)

Sketches of the city’s architectural treasures... Journey Through Paris' Urban Landscapes by G. Byrne Bracken

Aligned With this dome is the Pont des Arts, linking.

Google previewThe gentleman's guide in his tour through Italy (1791)

by Thomas Martyn

It is quite circular, wholly incrusted with black marble, heavy and dismal, resembling a melancholy mausoleum ; the dome is a very singular structure. A symphony is commonly played here every morning between eleven and twelve o' clock, ...

Google previewIran (2013)

A Beginner's Guide by Homa Katouzian

The dome is double layered, and the acoustic properties and reflections at the central point under the dome is a point of interest for many visitors. There are two seminaries at the southwest and southeast sections of the mosque. It is one of the ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

single dome double dome Skylights are glass- or plastic-covered roof openings designed to provide an inexpensive and attractive means of adding natural light to both homes and offices. It takes only about 1 square foot of skylight to provide ...

Google previewDictionary of Islamic Architecture (2002)

by Andrew Petersen

dome Circular vaulted construction used as a means of roofing. First used in much of the Middle East and North Africa whence it spread to other parts of the Islamic world, because of its ...

Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

Dome Argus is considered to be the worldÊs coldest places with yearly temperatures estimated to reach −130°F (−90°C). Annual precipitation is between less than half an inch and slightly more than an inch (1ă3 cm) making Dome A one of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Palestinians (2005)

by Philip Mattar

The Dome of the Rock is considered one of the first great Islamic ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1867)

Containing Full Definitions of the Prinicipal Terms of the Common and Civil Law, Together with Translations and Explanations of the Various Technical Phrases in Different Languages, Occurring in the Ancient and Modern Reports, and Standard Treatises; Embracing, Also, All the Principal Common and Civil Law Maxims. Compiled on the Basis of Spelman's Glossary, and Adapted to the Jurisprudence of the United States; with Copious Illustrations, Critical and Historical by Alexander Mansfield Burrill

See Dome. DOM. PROC. An abbreviation of Domus Procerum, or Domo Procerum; the House of Lords in England. Sometimes expressed by the letters D. P. Sugdenla Law of Prop. passim. DOMAIN. [L. Lat. domanium, demam'um.] Ownership ...

Google previewRing of Fire: An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the Pacific Rim's Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes by Bethany D. Rinard Hinga Ph.D.

A lava dome is a rounded, steep-sided mound of lava formed over a volcanic vent. It is formed of thick, viscous lava such as rhyolite or dacite, which is unable to flow long distances from where it is erupted. Lava domes typically are formed on ...

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Small photo of Singapore, 01/18/2-18,Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. In the heart of Singapore in the gardens by the Bay are two huge glass domes, greenhouses — conservatories Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.Small photo of Singapore, 01/18/2-18,Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. In the heart of Singapore in the gardens by the Bay are two huge glass domes, greenhouses — conservatories Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.Small photo of The Sixty Dome Mosque or Shaá¹­ Gombuj Moshjid also known as Shait Gambuj Mosque or Saith Gunbad Masjid, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bagerhat.Small photo of Singapore, 01/18/2-18,Flower Dome and Cloud Forest. In the heart of Singapore in the gardens by the Bay are two huge glass domes, greenhouses — conservatories Flower Dome and Cloud Forest.Small photo of Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan - February 14, 2018: Tokyo Dome: Tokyo Dome is a stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. It has a maximum total capacity of 55,000.Small photo of The Sixty Dome Mosque or Shaá¹­ Gombuj Moshjid also known as Shait Gambuj Mosque or Saith Gunbad Masjid, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bagerhat. More...

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The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness. (Milan Kundera)
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Scrabble value of D2O1M3E1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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