Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Producing an anticlinal fold whose axis is a point and whose sides dip in all directions: the reverse of *basining (which see).

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Examples

  • Speaking as the president of a fraternity whose motto is the "true gentleman," Mr. Watson unsurprisingly takes issue with such Bluto-inspired basement practices as "doming," where one chugs a six-pack as quickly as possible until projectile vomiting is induced.

    Animal House at 30

  • Tip the mixture into your prepared tin and smooth the surface, scooping out a small hollow in the middle to prevent a doming effect.

    How to cook perfect Christmas cake

  • Although it has been restless in recent months with hundreds of small earthquakes, there is no sign of the kind of dramatic doming of the ground that would indicate a major surge of magma and a potential eruption.

    Scientists find it difficult to predict volcano behavior

  • I spoke to former Major League Baseball All-Star and Ball Four author Jim Bouton about the publicly financed “doming” of America.

    Bad Sports

  • They are skimming, booming, burning, doming, containing, dispersing, etc. with the limited equipment they have so far while ignoring/declining many and manifest offers of substantial help.

    Obama’s Oil Spill Sleights of Hand | RedState

  • Nam liber tempor cum soluta nobis eleifend option congue nihil imperdiet doming id quod mazim placerat facer possim assum.

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  • Halfway through the baking time, I could tell something was wrong because the cupcakes had huge bubbles in the middle and the tops were concave instead of convex (sinking instead of doming).

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  • Resurgent doming subsequently occurred at both the NE and SW sides of the caldera and voluminous (1000 cu km) intracaldera rhyolitic lava flows were erupted between 150,000 and 70,000 years ago.

    Volcano Information

  • The geological history can be divided into three parts: formation of a relatively rigid and impermeable continental basement in the Palaeozoic; initiation of a north-west drainage in the Mesozoic; and intensified doming to the east in the late-Mesozoic-Caenozoic culminating in continental rifting, ocean formation, and partial foundering of the new continental margin, causing retreat of the coast to its present position by the late-Tertiary.

    Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Site, Australia

  • They all rose beautifully and very evenly – no doming.

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