cupolaed


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

cu·po·la

 (kyo͞o′pə-lə)
n.
1. Architecture
a. A vaulted roof or ceiling.
b. A small dome set on a circular or polygonal base or resting on pillars.
c. A small structure surmounting a roof or dome, often used as a lookout or to admit light and air.
2. A cylindrical shaft type of blast furnace used for remelting metals, usually iron, before casting.
3. A small rounded and domed structure, as for observation, on a tracked, armored vehicle.

[Italian, from Late Latin cūpula, diminutive of Latin cūpa, tub.]

cu′po·laed (-ləd) adj.

cupolaed

(ˈkjuːpələd)
adj
(Architecture) having a cupola