podium
noun (plural podiums or podia) Etymology: Latin — more at pew Date: 1743 1. a low wall serving as a foundation or terrace wall: as a. one around the arena of an ancient amphitheater serving as a base for the tiers of seats b. the masonry under the stylobate of a temple 2. a. a dais especially for an orchestral conductor b. lectern

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  • Podium — Podium …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • podium — [ pɔdjɔm ] n. m. • 1765; mot lat., du gr. 1 ♦ Didact. Dans un amphithéâtre, un cirque antique, Gros mur qui entourait l arène et dont le sommet, formant plateforme, supportait les places d honneur. Archit. anc. Petit soubassement à l intérieur d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Podium — ? Podium Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие Класс: Насекомые …   Википедия

  • podium — PÓDIUM, podiumuri, s.n. 1. Estradă demontabilă, amenajată într o sală sau în aer liber în vederea unei conferinţe, a unui spectacol etc. 2. Platformă de scânduri, înălţată faţă de nivelul unei suprafeţe, servind ca postament pentru diverse… …   Dicționar Român

  • Podium — Sn erhöhte Plattform erw. fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. podium, dieses aus gr. pódion Standplatz , eigentlich Füßchen , einem Diminutivum zu gr. poús (podós) m. Fuß . Dazu wohl Podest kleines Podium .    Ebenso nndl. podium, ne.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • pódium — m. Podio. * * * pódium. m. podio (ǁ plataforma). * * * (lat. podium>) ► masculino Podio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • podium — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. n V, lm M. podiumdia {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} podwyższenie dla osób występujących publicznie (mówców, artystów itp.), ułatwiające wzrokowy i słuchowy kontakt z publicznością; estrada : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Podium dla artystów.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • podium — [pō′dē əm] n. pl. podia; also, and for PODIUM 4 & 5 usually, podiums [pō′dēə] [L, balcony, podium, raised place < Gr (hypo)podion, footstool < hypo , under + podion, dim. of pous (gen. podos), FOOT] 1. a low wall serving as a pedestal or… …   English World dictionary

  • podium — (n.) 1743, raised platform around an ancient arena, also projecting base of a pedestal, from L. podium raised platform, from Gk. podion foot of a vase, dim. of pous (gen. podos) foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.)). Meaning raised platform at the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Podium — Podium: Die Bezeichnung für »trittartige Erhöhung (für Schauspieler, Musiker u. a.); Rednerpult« wurde im 19. Jh. aus lat. podium »Tritt, trittartige Erhöhung; Fußgestell« entlehnt, das seinerseits aus griech. pódion (eigentlich »Füßchen«)… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Podium — Po di*um, n.; pl. {Podia}. [L., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of ?, ?, foot. See {Pew}.] 1. (Arch.) A low wall, serving as a foundation, a substructure, or a terrace wall. It is especially employed by arch[ae]ologists in two senses: (a) The dwarf wall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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