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Definition of "radome" [radome]

  • A domelike shell transparent to radio-frequency radiation, used to house a radar antenna. (noun)

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 "radome" in a sentence
  • "Finally, Olympic-goers will be able to control the intensity of lights that travel up and down Toronto's CN Tower as well as the speed of the "radome" that spins under the observation deck."
  • "Damage to the radome is estimated at more than $1 million."
  • "SPY BALL DEFLATED BY ACTIVISTS '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: New Zealand activists deflate U.S. spy base radome as they call for end of U.S. military empire. '"
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