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Pedestal

Ped´es`tal
n.1.(Arch.) 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.
Build him a pedestal, and say, "Stand there!"
- Cowper.
2.A short free-standing column or column-like object designed to support a work of art or other object; a column serving the same function as the base of a statue. It may be made of wood, marble, or other suitable material.
3.(Furniture) A part of a desk which contains a frame and drawers, stands on the floor, and provides support for the desk surface. There may be zero, one, or two such pedestals in a desk.
4.(Railroad Cars) A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.
Pedestal coil
(steam Heating) a group of connected straight pipes arranged side by side and one above another, - used in a radiator.
Noun1.Pedestalpedestal - a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
Synonyms: stand, base
2.pedestal - a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority); "they put him on a pedestal"
3.Pedestalpedestal - an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
Synonyms: footstall, plinth
aggrandize, apotheosize, baluster, balustrade, banister, base, caryatid, colonnade, column, dado, deify, die, dignify, elevate, ennoble, exalt, foot, footstalk, foundation, glorify, honor, idolize, jack, magnify, mounting, newel-post, pedicel, peduncle, pier, pilaster, pile, piling, pillar, platform, plinth, pole, post, queen-post, raise, revere, shaft, socle, staff, stalk, stanchion, stand, standard, stem, subbase, sublime, substructure, support, surbase, trunk, upright, uproar, worship
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