Dome

Definition of Dome

n.1.A building; a house; an edifice; - used chiefly in poetry.
Approach the dome, the social banquet share.
- Pope.
2.(Arch.) 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.(Crystallog.) 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.
1.Decision; judgment; opinion; a court decision.

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