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astrodome

Line breaks: astro|dome
Pronunciation: /ˈastrədəʊm
 
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Definition of astrodome in English:

noun

1chiefly US An enclosed stadium with a domed roof: the Houston Astrodome
More example sentences
  • 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.
2A domed window in an aircraft for astronomical observations.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with astrodome

radome • Styrofoam

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