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Meaning and Origin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dome
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  1. A building; a house; an edifice; -- used chiefly in poetry."Approach the dome, the social banquet share." [Pope.]
  2. [Arch] A cupola formed on a large scale.
  3. Any erection resembling the dome or cupola of a building; as the upper part of a furnace, the vertical steam chamber on the top of a boiler, etc.
  4. [Crystallog] A prism formed by planes parallel to a lateral axis which meet above in a horizontal edge, like the roof of a house; also, one of the planes of such a form.

Note: ☞ “The Italians apply the term il duomo to the principal church of a city, and the Germans call every cathedral church Dom; and it is supposed that the word in its present English sense has crept into use from the circumstance of such buildings being frequently surmounted by a cupola.”

Note: ☞ If the plane is parallel to the longer diagonal (macrodiagonal) of the prism, it is called a macrodome; if parallel to the shorter (brachydiagonal), it is a brachydome; if parallel to the inclined diagonal in a monoclinic crystal, it is called a clinodome; if parallel to the orthodiagonal axis, an orthodome.

Etymology: F. dôme, It. duomo, fr. L. domus a house, domus Dei or Domini, house of the Lord, house of God; akin to Gr. � house, � to build, and E. timber. See Timber

noun Dome
Decision; judgment; opinion; a court decision.

Etymology: See Doom

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A hemispherical roof
  2. A stadium that has a roof
  3. Informal terms for a human head
  4. A concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
Wiktionary
  1. plural of Dom

Notable Persons Named Dome

Döme Sztójay was a president. His most notable accomplishments were from 1944 to 1944. Döme was born on January 5th, 1883 in Versec , Temes County, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary. He passed away on August 22nd, 1946.

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Dome was born on December 29th, 1976 in Nicosia.

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Dome Pakorn Lum is an actor and singer. Dome was given the name Pakorn Lum on September 12th, 1979 in Thailand. Dome is also known as Dome.

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Dome is a in the fields of graffiti, street art, and sculpture. Dome was given the name Christian Krämer in 1975 in Karlsruhe.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dome

Malcolm Dome is a journalist.

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Dome is a in the fields of graffiti, street art, and sculpture. Dome was given the name Christian Krämer in 1975 in Karlsruhe.

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Róbert Döme is a hockey player. His career lasted from 1995 to 2010. Róbert was born on January 29th, 1979 in Senica.

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Ram Chandra Dome is a Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, and Parliament of India. Ram was born on February 8th, 1959 in Chilla village, Birbhum district, West Bengal.

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Robert was born on October 12th, 1905. He breathed his last breath on January 18th, 1996.

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Zsófia was born on June 18th, 1992.

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Popularity of Dome as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dome U.S.
  White 90.85% 64.26%
  African American 1.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.10% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.89% 16.26%

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People with the last name Dome are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dome

  • How Popular is the name Dome? As a last name Dome was the 35,489th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dome first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dome is Sunday, February 27th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Dome? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dome. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dome: Your name in reverse order is Emod. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mdoe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dome? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 634 people with the last name Dome.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dome? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dome as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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