See also: dôme, domé, and domē

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From French dôme.

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NounEdit

dome (plural domes)

  1. (architecture) A structural element resembling the hollow upper half of a sphere; a cupola.
  2. Anything shaped like an upset bowl, often used as a cover.
    a cake dome
  3. (slang) head (including the meaning 'oral sex')
    • Was he in trouble, half a ton of rubble landed on the top of his dome. - Myles Rudge, "Right Said Fred"
    • I got 5 Georgia homes where I rest my Georgia bones, Come anywhere on my land and I'll aim at your Georgia dome.- Ludacris
    • Put your mouth on a dick, give me Georgia Dome -- Ying Yang Twins, "Georgia Dome"
  4. (obsolete, poetic) A building; a house; an edifice.
    • Alexander Pope
      Approach the dome, the social banquet share.
  5. Any erection resembling the dome or cupola of a building, such as the upper part of a furnace, the vertical steam chamber on the top of a boiler, etc.
  6. (crystallography) 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.

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LatvianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A late 19th-century borrowing from Russian administrative institution (administrative institution).[1]

NounEdit

dome f (5th declension)

  1. (often plural) council (legislative or administrative organ)
    pilsētas dome, domes — city council
    domes vēlēšanas — city council elections
    Valsts Dome(s) — State Duma (Russian Legislative Body)

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Derived termsEdit

  • padome

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “doma” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

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VerbEdit

dome

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of domar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of domar
  3. third-person singular imperative of domar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

dome

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of domar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of domar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of domar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of domar.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

dome

  1. dative singular of dom
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