The lower part of a Roman wall.
A plain square block higher than a plinth, serving as a pedestal for sculpture, a vase, or a bust.
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(from the article `South Asian arts`) The sanctum is often set on a raised base, or a plinth (pha), above which is a foundation block, or socle (vedbandha), decorated with a distinct ... ...or cupola (instead of the North Indian grooved disc), which in turn is crowned by a pot and finial. The walls of the sanctum rise above a series ......Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/s/118
- a plain plinth that supports a wallFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=socle
• (n.) A plain block or plinth forming a low pedestal; any base; especially, the base of a statue, column, or the like. See Plinth. • (n.) A plain face or plinth at the lower part of a wall.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/socle/
a plain plinth that supports a wallFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=socle
In mathematics, the term socle has several related meanings. ==Socle of a group== In the context of group theory, the socle of a group G, denoted soc(G), is the subgroup generated by the minimal normal subgroups of G. It can happen that a group has no minimal non-trivial normal subgroup (that is, every non-trivial normal subgr...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socle_(mathematics)
So'cle noun [ French, from Latin socculus , dim. of soccus . See Sock a covering for the foot. Confer Zocco .] (Architecture) (a) A plain block or plinth forming a low pedestal; any base; especially, the base of a statue, column, or the like. See PlinthFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/S/137
A low projecting base for a wall or statue.Found on http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
A pedestal of rice, bread, ice, etc., often not to be eaten, made to support an ornamental dish.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21220
In classical architecture, a socle or zocle is a plain block or plinth forming a low pedestal to a statue, column etc. The term is also applied to a plain face or plinth at the lower part of a wall.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/TS.HTM
moulded member at base of pedestalFound on http://phrontistery.info/s.html
Stone piece directly above a plinth on which a sculpture, statuary, bust or the like rests.Found on http://www.selectstone.com/architectural-resources/stone-glossary/
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