American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A transparent dome on the top of an aircraft, through which celestial observations are made for navigation.
- n. A transparent dome in the fuselage of an aircraft or spacecraft through which navigational observations may be made
- n. a transparent dome on top of an airplane where the navigator can make celestial observations
- astro- + dome (Wiktionary)
“But the navigator was in the astrodome taking a sighting.”
“Barbara Bush stood by her President son and Bill Clinton while touring the astrodome and was recorded making these comments "What I'm hearing, which is sort of scary, is they all want to stay in Texas," "Everyone is so overwhelmed by the hospitality.”
“Mounting a short steel ladder, Tom climbed into the astrodome.”
“For MGM did Kubrick, Stan A stately astrodome decree Where Art, the s.f. writer, ran Through plots incredible to man In search of solvency ....”
“LadeezMan42: "since they wuz poor anyway the astrodome wuz workin well for em”
“August 1, 2008 at 7:17 pm i fink we need sumfin bigger dan an astrodome fur all dose frendz…. maybe another planet i suppose?”
“While a VOIP center at the astrodome would be a fun thing to build, maybe cell phones and blackberries would be a better way to actually get people in touch with the people they need to get in touch with.”
“Has anyone read anything about sending clothes and toys directly to the astrodome?”
“The station crew hasnât even been allowed inside of the astrodome to build their station.”
“Others lived in the superdome, have been sent to the astrodome and shelters ... all over the country they too are not sure what is next.”
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