cupola cupola  /kə ˈpoʊ lə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a vertical cylindrical furnace for melting iron for casting
  2. (n) a roof in the form of a dome

Usage(s):

  1. They also measured the size and strength of the cupola and the precise location of a computer installation that would eventually control the reactor's operation.
  2. In a glassed-in cupola atop Santa Anita's grandstand sat a man with a different view.
  3. They traded the off horse for equipment to build a small cupola iron foundry, kept the near horse to hoist ore to the top of the cupola.

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  1. "Space Shuttle Endeavour making S-turn during atmospheric re-entry," Noguchi wrote on his Twitpic page, where he post his space photos from Twitter, @Astro_Soichi. "The first time it was photographed from Space Station Cupola. Priceless."
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Soichi Noguchi Source: Universe Today

  2. "It's great to be here at the Cape," mission commander George Zamka said after the crew stepped off a Shuttle Training Aircraft around 10:10 pm "We've got Tranquility and Cupola loaded up in the space shuttle Endeavour on pad 39A, and this is...
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: George Zamka Source: Florida Today (blog)

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