**
RAFDC** |
**
Rome Air Force Development Center** |
**
Rome** |
**
NY** |
**
USA** |

**
RBF** |
**
Richard Buckminster Fuller** |

**REALITY** |
**Phenomena of Universe which
are 99.9% Invisible to Unaided Senses** |

**
Reduced Snow Load** |
**
The rate of reduction allowed by code in the allowable "minimum roof live
loads"
due to slope of the dome** |

**REFLEX** |
**Conditioned Reaction to an
Event without Thinking** |

**Regular Polyhedron** |
**Composed Exclusively of 1
Type of Polygonal Face** |

**REGULAR SOLID** |
**A Solid Defined by Regular
Polygons in a Regular Manner** |

**RESEARCH** |
**Scientific Investigation or
Inquiry** |

**Rhombic Dodecahedron** |
**Polyhedron with 12 Rhombi for
Faces (Inside-Out Cube)** |

**RHOMBUS** |
**A Geometrical Shape of 4
Equal Edges & 2 Pairs of Angles** |

**
RIBA** |
**
Royal Institute of British Architects** |
**
London** |
**
England** |

**Right Isosceles Triangle** |
**Includes 2 Equal Edges with a
Right-Angle in Between** |

**RIGID** |
**Adjective that Describes
Stable or Non-Collapsible Structure** |

**
RISER WALLS** |
**A
section of wall used to raise the dome shell to provide vertical wall space** |