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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

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.

dome

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

domed

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

dome-doctor

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

double-dome

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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Dome Enterprise adds antispam, data loss prevention and firewall modulesthe lattermost including VPN and intrusion prevention capability.
If it is extraordinary that, in the 19th century, what was then a village on a small Mediterranean island should have built the third widest unsupported dome in Europe, even more extraordinary is the fact that an even smaller village on an even smaller island, Malta's satellite Gozo, should have managed to erect a huge domed church, almost as large and somewhat higher, in the middle of the 20th century (Fig.
Building a dome home can be more complicated than building a conventional structure.
Physics, of course, dictates that a monolithic dome covers more space with less material than a round structure, so as far back as Thales of Miletus' time in the sixth century B.
The dome homes also require one-third less wood than a conventional home with an attic.
The couple has electricity, and a phone in their dome, and they heat it comfortably with a small wood stove.
This was in stark contrast to early dome array assembly, which was often a manual task that required an operator to pick the individual dome and, by means of accurate jigging, locate each one in the correct position.
He says: "It's an insult to all the people, including myself, who worked so hard to make the Dome viable.
A window screen effect from the dome is achieved by drilling thousands of holes through the panels, starting with smaller holes at the top and larger holes toward the base.
Because the dome exterior is smooth and round, torrential rains roll off easily and heavy snowfalls never accumulate as they slide to the ground in a series of harmless mini-avalanches.
In an angry Commons exchange, Mr Blair said: "He wants to deny the part he personally played in the Dome.
THE struggling Millennium Dome has achieved its first SEX-cess, we can reveal.
Edited by Steve Reinke and Tom Taylor, 373 pages, YYZ Books, co-published by Pleasure Dome, Toronto, 2000
The dreadful Dome has been much in the news this week.
THE Millennium Dome is to become an amusement park.