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radome

[ rey-dohm ]
/ ˈreɪˌdoʊm /
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noun
a dome-shaped device used to house a radar antenna.
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Origin of radome

1940–45; blend of radar and dome

Words nearby radome

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British Dictionary definitions for radome

radome
/ (ˈreɪdəʊm) /

noun
a protective housing for a radar antenna made from a material that is transparent to radio waves

Word Origin for radome

C20: ra (dar) + dome
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