Definition of radome in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrādōm/ /ˈreɪdoʊm/

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  • A dome or other structure protecting radar equipment and made from material transparent to radio waves, especially one on the outer surface of an aircraft.

    ‘During its service with the Navy, it was fitted with various radar radomes necessitating the larger fins.’
    • ‘A crew of three was required and they were housed in a single cockpit while radar was mounted in a radome at the front of the fuselage.’
    • ‘With the aid of a pair of good quality binoculars it was quite possible to see the rotating radome on the top of the aircraft's fuselage.’
    • ‘Work was eventually undertaken which included the installation of survey and mapping gear and the addition of a large radome under the bomb bay with another radome under the port wing.’
    • ‘The radar, installed in a radome on top of the main mast, carries out long-range air and surface surveillance and weapon control.’


1940s blend of radar and dome.