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Definition of "domical" [dom•i•cal]

  • Shaped like or having a dome. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "domical" in a sentence
  • "The character of these arches, with the slightly domical vaults noticeable in the adjacent aisles, has led some persons to detect an"
  • "Still farther to the south, but connected by a passage, is a circular chamber in an unfinished state, with a domical vault, and an opening in the centre to a shaft which is carried up to the surface."
  • "If we attempt to make the oblique arches complete circles, as at Fig. 96, we see that they must necessarily rise higher than the cross and side arches, so that the roof would be in a succession of domical forms, as at Fig. 97."
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