Definition of radome in English:


Line breaks: ra¦dome
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdəʊm


  • A dome or other structure protecting radar equipment and made from material transparent to radio waves, especially one on the outer surface of an aircraft.
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    • During its service with the Navy, it was fitted with various radar radomes necessitating the larger fins.
    • A crew of three was required and they were housed in a single cockpit while radar was mounted in a radome at the front of the fuselage.
    • With the aid of a pair of good quality binoculars it was quite possible to see the rotating radome on the top of the aircraft's fuselage.


1940s: blend of radar and dome.

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