Definition of Domes

1. Noun. (plural of dome) ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Domes

1. dome [v] - See also: dome

Domes Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Domes Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Domes

dome cell
dome light
domed stadium
domes (current term)
domestic animal
domestic blindness
domestic carp
domestic cat
domestic cats
domestic debt

Literary usage of Domes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Internally, the mosaic decoration of the domes, vaults and the upper part of the ... At a later date the domes were all surmounted by lanterns in wood, ..."

2. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"In place of pendentives the Byzantines sometimes substituted corbelling, and sometimes semi-domes across the angles of a square, which are often termed ..."

3. Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)
"Solid domes are curved shells of stone masonry, plain concrete, reinforced concrete, or riveted steel plate, while framed domes consist of compression and ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1867)
"The few writers who have attempted to treat the subject of the Equilibrium of domes mathematically, have entirely failed to obtain results that are of any ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1921)
"(New York" Meeting, February, 1921) THE origin of the salt domes of the Gulf coastal plain has been investigated by many of the most able geologists, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Five cylinders were tested, they were about four inches in diameter, and their domes varied in size. They were of lead and the domes were soldered to them ..."

7. Geology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates by Amadeus William Grabau (1920)
"The typical surface expression of such domes is shown in the following two maps (Fig ... The region in which these domes occur is one of extensive faulting, ..."

8. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"RIBBED HALF domes A peculiar and unexpected development of the rib vault was the application ... Half domes seem always to have required a solid centering, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Domes

Search for Domes on!Search for Domes on!Search for Domes on Google!Search for Domes on Wikipedia!