domed domed  /ˈdoʊmd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a hemispherical vault or dome

Usage(s):

  1. It's oddly shaped, with a domed roof; it used to house batting cages, and before that, it was a hardware store.
  2. The place is declared a disaster area, and an evil government bureaucrat orders that the town be domed.
  3. Although the path affords a telescopic view of the onion-domed citadel that is the new prime-ministerial office, this strip of asphalt is mysteriously overgrown with weeds and scrub.

News

  1. AP PHOTOS: Astrodome, JFK terminal endangered

    FILE - In this May 21, 2012, file photo, rows of dirty, tattered seats ring the Astrodome in Houston. Once touted as the Eighth Wonder of the World, the nation's first domed stadium sits quietly gathering dust and items for storage.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

  2. Astrodome, JFK Flying Saucer Make 2013 Endangered List

    The Astrodome was the world’s first domed sports stadium. Since Houston’s professional sports teams moved into the Reliant Stadium in 2001, the Astrodome has fallen into decay and has been cited for fire-code violations.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Ancient Chinese murals saved from tomb robbers

    By Owen JarusLiveScienceA colorful, well-preserved "mural tomb," where a military commander and his wife were likely buried nearly 1,500 years ago, has been uncovered in China.The domed tomb's murals, whose original colors are largely preserved, was discovered in Shuozhou City, about 200 miles (330 kilometers) southwest of Beijing. Researchers estimate that the murals cover an area of about 860 ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "I violently protested from the time it was mentioned on Thursday," McLane said in a telephone interview, "but as we went through the exercise and there was no other domed stadium with availability, and with rain predicted in Atlanta and...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Drayton McLane Source: USA Today

  2. "Nobody's even close," Thomas Boswell writes in the Washington Post. "Not after Tampa Bay finished last in the American League East in nine of its previous 10 seasons. Not after playing in its Tropicana Field dungeon, a domed park that looks...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: Thomas Boswell Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)

  3. "He was an outstanding punter for us and his booming kicks often helped us win the field position battle," Don Shula, who coached Roby, said in a statement released by the Dolphins. "Often on walkthroughs in domed stadiums the day before the...
    on Feb 22, 2005 By: Don Shula Source: USA Today

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