radome


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ra·dome

 (rā′dōm)
n.
A domelike shell transparent to radio-frequency radiation, used to house a radar antenna.

radome

(ˈreɪdəʊm)
n
(Electrical Engineering) a protective housing for a radar antenna made from a material that is transparent to radio waves
[C20: ra(dar) + dome]

ra•dome

(ˈreɪˌdoʊm)

n.
a dome-shaped device used to house a radar antenna.
[1940–45;b. radar and dome]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radome - a housing for a radar antenna; transparent to radio waves
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
Translations

radome

n (Tech) → Radom nt, → Radarkuppel f; (at tip of aircraft) → Radarbug m/-nase f
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