pedestal

A solid, moulded or carved support variously adapted to form stands for urns, sculptured figures, lamps and furniture.

pedestal

  1. a support or foundation
  2. a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority)
  3. an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

Pedestal

Pedestal (from French piédestal, Italian piedistallo, foot of a stall) or plinth is a term generally applied to the support of a statue or a vase. Although in Syria, Asia Minor and Tunisia the Romans occasionally raised the columns of their temples or propylaea on square pedestals, in Rome itself they were employed only to give greater importance...
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Pedestal

• (n.) The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like; the part on which an upright work stands. It consists of three parts, the base, the die or dado, and the cornice or surbase molding. See Illust. of Column. • (n.) A pillow block; a low housing. • (n.) A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for ...
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Pedestal

- A metal box installed at various locations along utility easements that contain electrical, telephone, or cable television switches and connections.
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pedestal

1. The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like; the part on which an upright work stands. It consists of three parts, the base, the die or dado, and the cornice or surbase molding. ... 2. An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier. Pedestal coil, a group of connected straight...
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pedestal

footstall noun an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
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pedestal

noun a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority); `they put him on a pedestal`
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Pedestal

Ped'es·tal noun [ Spanish pedestal ; confer French piédestal , Italian piedestallo ; from Latin es , pedis , foot + Old High German stal standing place, station, place, akin to English stall . See Foot , and Stall , and Footstall
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Pedestal

A metal box installed at various locations along utility easements that contain electrical, telephon
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pedestal

a position of great esteem
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Pedestal

A stone supporting structure or piece for a bust, column, statue, or vase.
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Pedestal

A support or base, such as for a column or a sculpture.
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Pedestal

A vertical post in the cockpit used to elevate the steering wheel into a convenient position
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Pedestal

base of a column or pillar, foundation or base.
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Pedestal

In architecture a pedestal is the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like or the part on which an upright work stands. It consists of three parts, the base, the die or dado, and the cornice or surbase moulding.
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Pedestal

In classical architecture columns may sit on a pedestal, usually having a square die, a base and cornice.
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pedestal

in Classical architecture, support or base for a column, statue, vase, or obelisk. Such a pedestal may be square, octagonal, or circular. The name ...
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pedestal

pedestal 1. The base supporting a column or pillar in construction; the base on which an obelisk, statue, vase, or the like is erected. 2. A base, support, foundation (material or immaterial).
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pedestal

supporting base for a table; a stand for a vase or sculpture
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pedestal

The column that a ships wheel is mounted on.
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pedestal

the difference in level between the black level and the blanking level of a video signal
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Pedestal

The supporting base for a table, vase, sculpture, etc.
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pedestal

[n] - a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority) 2. [n] - an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
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