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Definition of Pedestal

Pedestal n. means: A pillow block; a low housing.

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Pedestal n. means: A pillow block; a low housing.

Meaning of Pedestal

Pedestal (n.) means: A pillow block; a low housing.

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Piedstall (n.): See Pedestal.

Undersetting (n.): Something set or built under as a support; a pedestal.

Pedestal (n.): A pillow block; a low housing.

Basis (n.): The pedestal of a column, pillar, or statue.

Pedestaled (a.): Placed on, or supported by, a pedestal; figuratively, exalted.

Undersetter (n.): One who, or that which, undersets or supports; a prop; a support; a pedestal.

Die (n.): That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.

Quadra (n.): The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.

Rest (n.): To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal.

Pedestal (n.): A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.

Holmos (n.): A closed vessel of nearly spherical form on a high stem or pedestal.

Surbase (n.): A cornice, or series of moldings, on the top of the base of a pedestal, podium, etc. See Illust. of Column.

Dado (n.): That part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice (or surbase); the die. See Illust. of Column.

Pedestal (n.): An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier.

Tazza (n.): An ornamental cup or vase with a large, flat, shallow bowl, resting on a pedestal and often having handles.

Jaw (n.): A notched or forked part, adapted for holding an object in place; as, the jaw of a railway-car pedestal. See Axle guard.

Scamillus (n.): A sort of second plinth or block, below the bases of Ionic and Corinthian columns, generally without moldings, and of smaller size horizontally than the pedestal.

Piedouche (n.): A pedestal of small size, used to support small objects, as busts, vases, and the like.

Stereobate (n.): The lower part or basement of a building or pedestal; -- used loosely for several different forms of basement.

Sub-base (n.): The lowest member of a base when divided horizontally, or of a baseboard, pedestal, or the like.

Cornice (n.): Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.

Urn (n.): A vessel of various forms, usually a vase furnished with a foot or pedestal, employed for different purposes, as for holding liquids, for ornamental uses, for preserving the ashes of the dead after cremation, and anciently for holding lots to be drawn.

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.

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.

Jack (n.): A portable machine variously constructed, for exerting great pressure, or lifting or moving a heavy body through a small distance. It consists of a lever, screw, rack and pinion, hydraulic press, or any simple combination of mechanical powers, working in a compact pedestal or support and operated by a lever, crank, capstan bar, etc. The name is often given to a jackscrew, which is a kind of jack.

Plinth (n.): In classical architecture, a vertically faced member immediately below the circular base of a column; also, the lowest member of a pedestal; hence, in general, the lowest member of a base; a sub-base; a block upon which the moldings of an architrave or trim are stopped at the bottom. See Illust. of Column.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Pedestal

Meaning of Pedestal

Pedestal means: Columnar support for the steering wheel in the cockpit.

Meaning of Binnacle

Binnacle means: The pedestal or housing for the ship's compass, usually located on the bridge or in the wheelhouse.

Meaning of Binnacle

Binnacle means: (1) The mount and housing for the compass, usually located on the wheel's pedestal. (2) On ols sailing ships it was a box to contain the compasses in upon the deck.

Meaning of THRONE

THRONE means: Throne is slang for a toilet pedestal.

Meaning of Piedstall

Piedstall means: See Pedestal.

Meaning of Undersetting

Undersetting means: Something set or built under as a support; a pedestal.

Meaning of Pedestal

Pedestal means: A pillow block; a low housing.

Meaning of Basis

Basis means: The pedestal of a column, pillar, or statue.

Meaning of Pedestaled

Pedestaled means: Placed on, or supported by, a pedestal; figuratively, exalted.

Meaning of Undersetter

Undersetter means: One who, or that which, undersets or supports; a prop; a support; a pedestal.

Meaning of Die

Die means: That part of a pedestal included between base and cornice; the dado.

Meaning of Quadra

Quadra means: The plinth, or lowest member, of any pedestal, podium, water table, or the like.

Meaning of Rest

Rest means: To stand firm; to be fixed; to be supported; as, a column rests on its pedestal.

Meaning of Pedestal

Pedestal means: A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.

Meaning of Holmos

Holmos means: A closed vessel of nearly spherical form on a high stem or pedestal.

Meaning of Surbase

Surbase means: A cornice, or series of moldings, on the top of the base of a pedestal, podium, etc. See Illust. of Column.

Meaning of Dado

Dado means: That part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice (or surbase); the die. See Illust. of Column.

Meaning of Pedestal

Pedestal means: An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier.

Meaning of Tazza

Tazza means: An ornamental cup or vase with a large, flat, shallow bowl, resting on a pedestal and often having handles.

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Insistent means: Insisting; persistent; persevering.

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