astrodome

astrodome

[as-truh-dohm]
noun
a transparent dome on top of the fuselage of an aircraft, through which observations are made for celestial navigation.
Also called astro hatch [as-troh] .


Origin:
1940–45; astro- + dome

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astrodome (ˈæstrəˌdəʊm)
 
n
1.  Also called: astrohatch a transparent dome on the top of an aircraft, through which observations can be made, esp of the stars
2.  a large domed sports stadium

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