onion dome


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onion dome

n.
A pointed bulbous domelike roof, used especially in Russia and parts of eastern and central Europe.

onion dome

n
(Architecture) a bulb-shaped dome characteristic of Byzantine and Russian church architecture
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Noun1.onion dome - a dome that is shaped like a bulbonion dome - a dome that is shaped like a bulb; characteristic of Russian and Byzantine church architecture
dome - a hemispherical roof
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At Brunswick Street, the 1892 Adelphi Bank, later the Co-operative Bank (and now Caffe ner o) has a soaring corner turret with a green copper onion dome.
Speaking about the demolition of the Vahdettin Mansion's onion dome, YylmaztE-rk said getting rid of this characteristic of the building, which was considered a historical asset, in the name of renovation is a major offense.
When the water in the pot is boiling, the onion dome is carefully removed and the column is placed on the pot making sure it is square.
On a drive down the Kenai Peninsula, the onion dome of the 1906 St.
Port Gibson's synagogue, Temple Gemiluth Chassed (Acts of Righteousness), built in 1891, is a Moorish-style structure with an onion dome that can easily be seen from Highway 61.
Cook's singular construction (mutant bagpipe, blob, bubble) takes its place in a Graz skyline already vigorously animated by onion dome spires, castles and clocktowers, not to mention assorted modern Grazer Schule interventions.
The majestic white marble structure with an onion dome at its center was built by Mogul emperor Shah Jahan to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died from an illness shortly after giving birth to their 14th child.
The 5-foot statue of a rearing stallion, the Rampant Colt, stood atop the onion dome over Colt's Hartford, Conn.
When the water is boiling the onion dome is carefully removed and approximately 500 g of the fresh flowers and leaves are placed in the 7 litres of boiling water.
A fractured mesh bauble resembling a traditional onion dome crowns the top of the tower.
The top of the church, a single onion dome if the church is small, or one large dome and four smaller ones if the church is large, is like the pointed rock, but of course is definite, a core of space in the sky, developing from the solidly enclosed space below, contracting above the roof, swelling into a light volume and contracting to a point.