A rounded vault forming the roof of a building or structure, typically with a circular base
the dome of St Paul's Cathedral
A mound of viscous lava which has been extruded from a volcanic vent
A dome-shaped structure in sedimentary rocks, formed where a large mass of salt has been forced upwards. Such structures often form traps for oil or natural gas
A half-dome formed by vertical section
A dome which bulges in the middle and rises to a point, used especially in Russian church architecture
An oil field in southeastern Wyoming that, as a naval reserve, was the focus of a 1920s corruption scandal
An observation compartment in the roof of a railway carriage
= geodesic dome.
A dome which curves up to a point, the vertical section of which is an ogee.
A large, often luxurious building used for leisure, especially as a venue for entertainment.
A press stud consisting of a rounded portion which clips into a socket, used especially as a fastener for gloves
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
An Islamic shrine in Jerusalem, for Muslims the third most holy place after Mecca and Medina. It surrounds the sacred rock on which, according to tradition, Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac and from which the prophet Muhammad made his miraculous midnight ascent into heaven (the Night Journey)