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Synonyms for dome

arched roof

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the uppermost part of the body

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a concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward

informal terms for a human head

a stadium that has a roof

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Beyond the wall rose the domes of several structures and numerous minarets dotted the sky line of the city.
It was a massive pile, surmounted by an enormous dome.
Mont Blanc, the supreme and magnificent Mont Blanc, raised itself from the surrounding aiguilles, and its tremendous dome overlooked the valley.
At last, more than thirty million years hence, the huge red-hot dome of the sun had come to obscure nearly a tenth part of the darkling heavens.
All they could see was a mass of towers and steeples behind the green walls, and high up above everything the spires and dome of the Palace of Oz.
Thoughts we cannot speak but only listen to flood in upon us, and standing in the stillness under earth's darkening dome, we feel that we are greater than our petty lives.
I will guarantee to scale the wall and take you with me, if you will help with your knowledge of the customs here to appoint the best time for the attempt, and guide me to the shaft that lets from the dome of this abysmal sea to the light of God's pure air above.
In a balcony high up in the dome an orchestra played sweet music, and beneath the dome two electric fountains sent sprays of colored perfumed water shooting up nearly as high as the arched ceiling.
A STATE Official carrying off the Dome of the Capitol met the Ghost of his predecessor, who had come out of his political grave to warn him that God saw him.
A MEMBER of a Legislature, who had pledged himself to his Constituents not to steal, brought home at the end of the session a large part of the dome of the Capitol.
Then the party moved on again, and after crossing a broad river on a ferry and passing many fine farm houses that were dome shaped and painted a pretty green color, they came in sight of a large building that was covered with flags and bunting.
But, however I screw up my eyes and strain my sight, I cannot see it not round and not bounded, and in spite of my knowing about infinite space, I am incontestably right when I see a solid blue dome, and more right than when I strain my eyes to see beyond it.
But that doesn't mean she has plans to explore monolithic domes for classrooms a la Grand Meadow--a move Hall supports.
It was a passive solar geodesic dome home in the early stages of construction.
The written sources quoted by Necipoglu from contracts Sinan drew up with workers to produce high-quality dome bricks for the Suleymaniye mosque, and fixing the price of dressed masonry, reveal a unique insight into the construction process of the Ottoman era.