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  • n. (mildly derogatory) Alternative spelling of doubledome. An intellectual or scholar.


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  • In a letter responding to the Times editorial, Gove pointed out that "double-dome" had been used by John Mason Brown and Alistair Cooke, and that "finalize" could be found in "highly reputable places" like The New Republic and The Times itself.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Quote: Additionally, it includes a unique double-dome light amplifier lens and multi-fluorescents, enabling high brightness and color purity.

  • There's also a double-dome roof (taking its cue from the roofline of the Carrera GT), an entirely new (and, yes, exclusive) colour called Sport Classic Grey, new rear light clusters in clear glass, new front lights and new side sills.

    BBC TopGear: Cars and Autos News

  • The ultra brilliant LEDs design includes a unique "double-dome" light amplifier lens and multi-fluorescents, enabling high brightness and colour purity.


  • Just take a look at this latest "lame duck" job-class report card, drawn up by the perenially indignant double-dome strivers down there at the beltway's "for the greater googoo" policy institute.

    Stop Me Before I Vote Again

  • He said that President Thomas Jefferson’s love for skylights influenced Latrobe, who gave the basilica its unique double-dome design, with a skylight beneath the outer dome that allows diffused light into the nave.

    Restoration of Baltimore's Cathedral


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  • An intellectual, a scholar. MacWorld was a double-dome mecca.

    April 15, 2009