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Definition of Domelike
1. resembling a dome [adj]
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Literary usage of Domelike
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1917)
"Jagged peaks and domelike summits, open parks, thick forests, fantastically shaped sandstone, which have the appearance of gigantic mushrooms. ..."
2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1902)
"There are two explanations of such divergence, one where streams rise from a central domelike elevation and flow off in a radial manner; such, I presume, ..."
3. Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa by Heinrich Barth (1890)
"Close to the well a group of slender dum palms were starting forth, with their light fanlike foliage, in singular contrast to the domelike crowns of ..."
4. The Causation, course, and treatment of reflex insanity in women by Horatio Robinson Storer (1871)
""Sometimes the skull is high and domelike; more frequently it is as if it had been compressed laterally, and elongated from before backwards — heel-shaped, ..."
5. How to Study Architecture by Charles Henry Caffin (1917)
"This variation was met by giving a concave or .domelike .surface to each of ... to build timber centering adjusted in advance to these domelike surfaces. ..."
6. How to Study Architecture by Charles Henry Caffin (1919)
"This variation was met by giving a concave or domelike surface to each of the compartments, so that the workmen were able to adjust the stones to the ..."
7. Studies in Minor Folds by Charles Elijah Decker (1920)
"The area along the southern border of Lake Erie forms the northwestern part of this domelike uplift, 1 MR Campbell, Bull. Geol. Soc. ..."
8. England's Workshops by Gustav Louis Maurice Strauss, Charles William Quin, John Cargill Brough, William Bernhard Tegetmeier, William Jeffery Prowse (1864)
"On the application of the fire, the salt volatilizes and rises into this domelike cover, where an effect analogous to condensation takes place, the sublimed ..."