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as·tro·dome

 (ăs′trə-dōm′)
n.
A transparent dome on the top of an aircraft, through which celestial observations are made for navigation.

astrodome

(ˈæstrəˌdəʊm)
n
1. (Aeronautics) Also called: astrohatch a transparent dome on the top of an aircraft, through which observations can be made, esp of the stars
2. (Architecture) a large domed sports stadium

as•tro•dome

(ˈæs trəˌdoʊm)

n.
a transparent dome on top of the fuselage of an aircraft through which observations are made for celestial navigation.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.astrodome - a transparent dome on top of an airplane where the navigator can make celestial observations
dome - a hemispherical roof
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