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chrome dome

A person who is completely bald, or that person's head. I actually started losing my hair in my late twenties, and I've been a chrome dome ever since! Some women don't care for bald men, but I love my husband's chrome dome.
See also: chrome, dome


n. a shiny, bald head; a man with a bald head. (Also a rude term of address.) The guy with the chrome-dome suddenly grasped his chest and made a face.


n. the head, especially if bald. I need a new hat for my shiny dome.


mod. hit on the head. (see also dome.) I domed him accidentally with the ladder.
See also: dome


n. a psychologist or psychiatrist. The dome-doctor lets me talk while he keeps score.


1. n. an intellectual. It’s not that what the double-domes say is wrong, it’s that they are so sure that they are right that scares me.
2. mod. intellectual. Most kids need to be exposed to double-dome profs at college for a while.

marble dome

n. a stupid person. (Someone who has marble where brains should be.) The guy’s a marble dome. He has no knowledge of what’s going on around him.
See also: dome, marble
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Many were a little disturbed that the great Metropolitan Cathedral Lutyens designed for Liverpool in the 1930s was to have a dome larger than St Peter's but that, of course, remained sadly unexecuted.
Concrete or monolithic (mono = one, lithic = stone) domes are made of one material (often shotcrete, ferro-cement or other concrete) applied over a dome-shaped form.
Following weeks of assembling precisely cut 24-inch double-struts from structural grade Southern yellow pine, Mike, his two brothers and his father started on the dome shell.
We specialize in construction lending, and Oregon Domes has a long-term history with us, so it was just a good business decision," Cherbas said.
Godino and her partner, Brett Gustavson, both in their twenties, purchased a 14 foot diameter canvas dome a year ago and set it up on rented land.
Although the cellular phone sector has driven dome producers to constantly innovate and develop their products, other key applications benefiting from the technological improvements in domes include PDAs and global positioning systems.
This summer, the copper is scheduled to come off the dome, sure to be an eye-catcher for commuters and others gazing up at the hill.
Monolithic Domes are engineered to withstand this pressure.
Monolithic domes are designed to emulate one of nature's most efficient designs in terms of strength: the egg.
One of the conspicuous reasons such domes make outstanding sport facilities is their clear span.
The 24 classrooms, cafe, library and gym at Frontier Elementary School are housed in three domes each 34ft high and 120ft across.
Condemns Department of Transportation insistence to install truncated domes on subway platforms; commends WMATA's resistance to do so.
Measuring 10 to 100 kilometers across, the volcanoes have steep sides and flat tops, features that earned them the moniker "pancake domes.
Energy efficiency is the main reason for the renewed interest in geodesic domes.