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cupola

kuh poh luh

  • n  a vertical cylindrical furnace for melting iron for casting
  • n  a roof in the form of a dome

  • 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.
  • In a glassed-in cupola atop Santa Anita's grandstand sat a man with a different view.
  • 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.
Quotes

  • Soichi Noguchi in Universe Today
    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."
  • George Zamka in Florida Today (blog)
    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...

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