Pronunciation Noun

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 uppermost part of one's body
  4. (slang) head, oral sex
  5. (obsolete, poetic) a building; a house; an edifice
  6. 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.
  7. (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
Translations Translations
  • Russian: (vault) свод

dome (domes, present participle doming; past and past participle domed)

  1. (transitive) To give a domed#Adjective|domed shape#Noun|shape to.
    • 1814, Leigh Hunt, “Ode for the Spring of 1814”, in The Descent of Liberty, a Mask, London: Printed for Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, […], published 1815, OCLC 709322 ↗, page lix ↗:
      The green and laughing world he sees, / Waters, and plains, and waving trees, / The skim of birds, and the blue-doming skies, {{...}
  2. (transitive, US, AAVE, colloquial, slang) To perform fellatio on.

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