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    Definition:
    Dome - (n.) A building; a house; an edifice; -- used chiefly in poetry.
    Dome - (n.) A cupola formed on a large scale.
    Dome - (n.) Any erection resembling the dome or cupola of a building; as the upper part of a furnace, the vertical steam chamber on the top of a boiler, etc.
    Dome - (n.) A prism formed by planes parallel to a lateral axis which meet above in a horizontal edge, like the roof of a house; also, one of the planes of such a form.
    Dome - (n.) Decision; judgment; opinion; a court decision.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Abdomen - (n.) The belly, or that part of the body between the thorax and the pelvis. Also, the cavity of the belly, which is lined by the peritoneum, and contains the stomach, bowels, and other viscera. In man, often restricted to the part between the diaphragm and the commencement of the pelvis, the remainder being called the pelvic cavity.
    Abdomen - (n.) The posterior section of the body, behind the thorax, in insects, crustaceans, and other Arthropoda.
    Atmidometer - (n.) An instrument for measuring the evaporation from water, ice, or snow.
    Brachydome - (n.) A dome parallel to the shorter lateral axis. See Dome.
    Clinodome - (n.) See under Dome.
    Domebook - (n.) A book said to have been compiled under the direction of King Alfred. It is supposed to have contained the principal maxims of the common law, the penalties for misdemeanors, and the forms of judicial proceedings. Domebook was probably a general name for book of judgments.
    Domed - (a.) Furnished with a dome; shaped like a dome.
    Domesday - (n.) A day of judgment. See Doomsday.
    Domesmen - (pl. ) of Domesman
    Domesman - (n.) A judge; an umpire.
    Domestic - (a.) Of or pertaining to one's house or home, or one's household or family; relating to home life; as, domestic concerns, life, duties, cares, happiness, worship, servants.
    Domestic - (a.) Of or pertaining to a nation considered as a family or home, or to one's own country; intestine; not foreign; as, foreign wars and domestic dissensions.
    Domestic - (a.) Remaining much at home; devoted to home duties or pleasures; as, a domestic man or woman.
    Domestic - (a.) Living in or near the habitations of man; domesticated; tame as distinguished from wild; as, domestic animals.
    Domestic - (a.) Made in one's own house, nation, or country; as, domestic manufactures, wines, etc.
    Domestic - (n.) One who lives in the family of an other, as hired household assistant; a house servant.
    Domestic - (n.) Articles of home manufacture, especially cotton goods.
    Domestical - (a.) Domestic.
    Domestical - (n.) A family; a household.
    Domestically - (adv.) In a domestic manner; privately; with reference to domestic affairs.
    Domesticant - (a.) Forming part of the same family.
    Domesticated - (imp. & p. p.) of Domesticate
    Domesticating. - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Domesticate
    Domesticate - (a.) To make domestic; to habituate to home life; as, to domesticate one's self.
    Domesticate - (a.) To cause to be, as it were, of one's family or country; as, to domesticate a foreign custom or word.
    Domesticate - (a.) To tame or reclaim from a wild state; as, to domesticate wild animals; to domesticate a plant.
    Domestication - (n.) The act of domesticating, or accustoming to home; the action of taming wild animals.
    Domesticator - (n.) One who domesticates.
    Domesticity - (n.) The state of being domestic; domestic character; household life.
    Domett - (n.) A kind of baize of which the ward is cotton and the weft woolen.
    Domeykite - (n.) A massive mineral of tin-white or steel-gray color, an arsenide of copper.
    Endome - (v. t.) To cover as with a dome.
    Endometritis - (n.) Inflammation of the endometrium.
    Endometrium - (n.) The membrane lining the inner surface of the uterus, or womb.
    Epipedometry - (n.) The mensuration of figures standing on the same base.
    Hallidome - (n.) Same as Halidom.
    Hodometer - (n.) See Odometer.
    Interdome - (n.) The open space between the inner and outer shells of a dome or cupola of masonry.
    Kingdomed - (a.) Having a kingdom or the dignity of a king; like a kingdom.
    Labidometer - (n.) A forceps with a measuring attachment for ascertaining the size of the fetal head.
    Lepidomelane - (n.) An iron-potash mica, of a raven-black color, usually found in granitic rocks in small six-sided tables, or as an aggregation of minute opaque scales. See Mica.
    Lithodome - (n.) Any one of several species of bivalves, which form holes in limestone, in which they live; esp., any species of the genus Lithodomus.
    Macrodome - (n.) A dome parallel to the longer lateral axis of an orthorhombic crystal. See Dome, n., 4.
    Nephelodometer - (n.) An instrument for reckoning the distances or velocities of clouds.
    Odometer - (n.) An instrument attached to the wheel of a vehicle, to measure the distance traversed; also, a wheel used by surveyors, which registers the miles and rods traversed.
    Odometrical - (a.) Of or pertaining to the odometer, or to measurements made with it.
    Odometrous - (a.) Serving to measure distance on a road.
    Odometry - (n.) Measurement of distances by the odometer.
    Opisthodome - (n.) A back chamber; especially, that part of the naos, or cella, farthest from the main entrance, sometimes having an entrance of its own, and often used as a treasury.
    Orthodome - (n.) See the Note under Dome, 4.
    Pedometer - (n.) An instrument for including the number of steps in walking, and so ascertaining the distance passed over. It is usually in the form of a watch; an oscillating weight by the motion of the body causes the index to advance a certain distance at each step.
    Pedometric - (a.) Alt. of Pedometrical
    Pedometrical - (a.) Pertaining to, or measured by, a pedometer.
    Post-abdomen - (n.) That part of a crustacean behind the cephalothorax; -- more commonly called abdomen.
    Rhabdomere - (n.) One of the several parts composing a rhabdom.
    Rodomel - (n.) Juice of roses mixed with honey.
    Semidome - (n.) A roof or ceiling covering a semicircular room or recess, or one of nearly that shape, as the apse of a church, a niche, or the like. It is approximately the quarter of a hollow sphere.
    Slidometer - (n.) An instrument for indicating and recording shocks to railway cars occasioned by sudden stopping.
    Stradometrical - (a.) Of, or relating to, the measuring of streets or roads.
    Udometer - (n.) A rain gauge.
    Undomesticate - (v. t.) To make wild or roving.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Dome - n. 1 rounded (usu. Hemispherical) vault forming a roof. 2 dome-shaped thing. v. (-ming) (usu. As domed adj.) Cover with or shape as a dome. [latin domus house]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Abdomen - n. 1 the belly, including the stomach, bowels, etc. 2 the hinder part of an insect etc. abdominal adj. [latin]
    Domestic - adj. 1 of the home, household, or family affairs. 2 of one's own country. 3 (of an animal) tamed, not wild. 4 fond of home life. n. Household servant. domestically adv. [latin domus home]
    Domesticate - v. (-ting) 1 tame (an animal) to live with humans. 2 accustom to housework etc. domestication n. [medieval latin: related to *domestic]
    Domesticity - n. 1 being domestic. 2 domestic or home life.
    Domestic science - n. = *home economics.
    Endometrium - n. Membrane lining the womb. [greek metra womb]
    Gross domestic product - n. Total value of goods produced and services provided in a country in one year.
    Odometer - n. Us = *milometer. [greek hodos way]
    Pedometer - n. Instrument for estimating distance walked by recording the number of steps taken. [latin pes ped- foot: related to *-meter]
    Speedometer - n. Instrument on a vehicle indicating its speed.

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