Adjective "Igloo" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Igloo


    Definition:

    1. an Eskimo house, being a dome-shaped hut usually built of blocks of hard snow.

    2. Informal. any dome-shaped construction thought to resemble an igloo: immense silos topped with steel igloos.

    3. Military. a dome-shaped building for the storage of rockets or other munitions.

    4. an excavation made by a seal in the snow over its breathing hole in the ice.

    Examples:

    "tents can be igloo."