astrodome

noun
as·​tro·​dome | \ ˈa-strə-ˌdōm How to pronounce astrodome (audio) \

Definition of astrodome

: a transparent dome in the upper surface of an airplane from within which the navigator makes celestial observations

First Known Use of astrodome

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Astrodome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astrodome. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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