Definition of radome in English:

radome

Line breaks: ra¦dome
Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdəʊm
 
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noun

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.
More example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

1940s: blend of radar and dome.

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