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domical

or dom·ic

[doh-mi-kuh l, dom-i- or doh-mik, dom-ik]
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adjective
  1. domelike.
  2. having a dome.

Origin of domical

First recorded in 1840–50; dome + -ical
Related formsdom·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for domical

Historical Examples

  • In some bas-reliefs, buildings with roofs of a domical shape are represented.

    Architecture

    Thomas Roger Smith

  • In a "domical chamber," situated along the course of one of these burrows, Dr. Anderson found no less than 68 bulbs stored up.

  • The top is not, as we might have looked for, domical; it imitates the forms of a wooden roof.

    Studies of Travel: Italy

    Edward A. Freeman

  • It is decorated with many niches and figures, and a fine cresting round the domical top.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson

  • All the vaults are domical, and those of the nave spring from corbels carved in the style of Venetian fifteenth-century work.

    The Shores of the Adriatic

    F. Hamilton Jackson


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