Definitions for Dominoˈdɒm əˌnoʊ

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  1. Domino, Fats Domino, Antoine Domino(noun)

    United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)

  2. domino(noun)

    a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume

  3. domino, half mask, eye mask(noun)

    a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes

  4. domino(noun)

    a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots

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  1. domino(Noun)

    A tile divided into two squares, each having 0 to 6 dots or pips (as in dice), used in the game of dominoes.

  2. domino(Noun)

    A country that is expected to react to events in a neighboring country, according to the domino effect

  3. domino(Noun)

    A masquerade costume consisting of a hooded robe and a mask covering the upper part of the face.

  4. domino(Noun)

    The mask itself.

  5. domino(Noun)

    The person wearing the costume.

  6. domino(Noun)

    A polyomino made up of two squares.

  7. Origin: From domino (1801), from domino, from dominus; compare dominicale. The game is said to be so called from the black under surface or part of the pieces with which it is played.

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  1. Domino(noun)

    a kind of hood worn by the canons of a cathedral church; a sort of amice

  2. Domino(noun)

    a mourning veil formerly worn by women

  3. Domino(noun)

    a kind of mask; particularly, a half mask worn at masquerades, to conceal the upper part of the face. Dominos were formerly worn by ladies in traveling

  4. Domino(noun)

    a costume worn as a disguise at masquerades, consisting of a robe with a hood adjustable at pleasure

  5. Domino(noun)

    a person wearing a domino

  6. Domino(noun)

    a game played by two or more persons, with twenty-eight pieces of wood, bone, or ivory, of a flat, oblong shape, plain at the back, but on the face divided by a line in the middle, and either left blank or variously dotted after the manner of dice. The game is played by matching the spots or the blank of an unmatched half of a domino already played

  7. Domino(noun)

    one of the pieces with which the game of dominoes is played

  8. Origin: [F. domino, or It. domin, or Sp. domin, fr. L. dominus master. The domino was orig. a hood worn by the canons of a cathedral. See Don, Dame.]

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  1. Domino

    Domino is a Marvel Comics character, best known as a member of the X-Men offshoot X-Force. Created by writer Fabian Nicieza and artist/co-writer Rob Liefeld, she first fully appeared in X-Force, vol. 1 #11. In addition to her exceptional marksmanship and hand-to-hand skills, Domino possesses mutant probability-altering powers, similar to those of the X-Man Longshot. She often uses her skills as a mercenary, but has also been the partner, confidante, and lover of the superhero Cable, a lieutenant in his militant group X-Force, and a member of the X-Men.

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  • škraboška, dominový kámen, dominová kostkaCzech
  • domino, naamio, dominopalikka, naamiaisasu, dominonappulaFinnish
  • домино, кость, костяшка, доминошкаRussian

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