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English definition of “dome”

dome

noun [C]     /dəʊm/ US  /doʊm/
a rounded roof on a building or a room, or a building with such a roofRoofs and parts of roofs a shape like one-half of a ball: Gerald had a long grey beard and a shiny bald dome (= head).Geometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
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