Definition of astrodome in English:


Syllabification: as·tro·dome
Pronunciation: /ˈastrəˌdōm


  • 1A domed window in an aircraft for astronomical observations.
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    • The four men escaped the aircraft through the astrodome.
    • There was no more fire from the enemy aircraft, identified from the astrodome by the navigator, as a Ju 88.
    • An astrodome was located in the top of the fuselage forward of the aft partition of the crew quarters.
  • 2 (the Astrodome) chiefly US An enclosed stadium in Houston with a domed roof.
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    • The complex has two grass pitches, two AstroTurf™ pitches and an astrodome containing another indoor pitch which is said to be too small to satisfy the FA rules.
    • They're exhausted; all waiting to be evacuated by bus to Houston's astrodome.

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