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geodesic dome Syllabification: ge·o·des·ic dome

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of geodesic dome in English:


A dome constructed of short struts following geodesic lines and forming an open framework of triangles or polygons. The principles of its construction were described by Buckminster Fuller.
Example sentences
  • Buckminster Fuller invented the geodesic dome in the middle of the 20th century, and, although it never reached mainstream popularity, its influence is still felt today.
  • Set in the room's center was a geodesic dome constructed of Cirrillian steel, about four meters high and round.
  • The idea of a line of smaller, intersecting geodesic domes was arrived at late in the day, but it solved all the problems at once and made the project possible.
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