Share this entry

cupola
American English: /ˈkjupələ/
British English: /ˈkjuːpələ/

Translation of cupola in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (roof)
    Example sentences
    • The scaffolding reaches to the top of the cupola that adorns the roof giving the builders a perch almost 100 feet up.
    • The large building is built in the traditional style with barrel vaulted ceilings and cupolas.
    • It has arcades all around, a pavilion at the eastern end has crenellated roof and a cupola of glass mosaic.
    1.2 (turret)
    Example sentences
    • Atop the all-welded turret are the commander's cupola (with single hatch cover) on the left and the loader's hatch on the right.
    • Firing ports are provided for the crews' personal weapons and a machine-gun mounting is fitted on the left turret cupola with an optional machine-gun.
    • As he watched, a hatch motored open on the forward gunner's cupola and a helmeted visage favored him with a toothy, wolfish grin.

Definition of cupola in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: