Definition of 'dome'
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This plant is relatively compact, forming a low dome about 1.5m in height and spread. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then there are the pleasure domes of the elite. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were spared the necessity of building a dome for the nest themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The two massive domes are spectacular inside and out. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are much larger and have a domed roof. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The domed structure also suggests that reflection and balance are all important. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Natural light floods the pod from the roof dome. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its copper domed roof is the only part of the house visible from the street. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the main bedroom imposing beams support a domed roof space above the double bed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the dome of the cathedral is the focal point around which the rest of the city revolves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With its rock towers and domes, the mountain looked like a vast ruined fortress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To each his own, beneath one pleasure dome! Times, Sunday Times (2015)As the sun rises, we climb a vast dome of smooth rock. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A domed central hall houses chess tables and a museum. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A vast domed roof would cover the entire structure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They build a rather ragged, domed nest about a foot off the ground and lay four or five eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was aiming too low, in danger of hitting the dome of the roof on which he was sitting. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Welcome to the pleasure dome. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Life within this pleasure dome could be further enlivened if the buyer takes up the option to build a new wing with a spa and indoor pool. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are domed nests with a little spout like a handle high up at the side, through which the birds come and go. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Magpies are also building their domed nests of long twigs in the trees, but have been finding it hard in the strong winds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Don't Orthodox churches have onion domes? Times, Sunday Times (2015)They will build their domed nest next month, sometimes lining it with 1,000 feathers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another room, the tent room, is so called for the large domed tent covered in camouflage. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A born storyteller, she transformed the paths and flower beds into imaginary pleasure domes for the benefit of her siblings. A Patchwork Garden: Unexpected Pleasures from a Country Garden (1990)
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Translations for 'dome'
British English: dome NOUN
A dome is a round roof.
...the dome of the cathedral.
Definition of dome from the Collins English Dictionary
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