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synonyms for plinth

  • podium
  • base
  • bed
  • bottom
  • foot
  • foundation
  • mounting
  • platform
  • stand
  • substructure
  • support

antonyms for plinth

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How to use plinth in a sentence

Though the monument itself was unveiled in 1890, the time capsule was planted in 1887 along with the first parts of the giant plinth.
THE STATUE OF ROBERT E. LEE IS GONE, BUT THE MYSTERY OF THE TIME CAPSULE PERSISTSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The 40-foot stone plinth remains in place, covered with colorful graffiti from last summer’s racial and social justice protests.
THE STATUE OF ROBERT E. LEE IS GONE, BUT THE MYSTERY OF THE TIME CAPSULE PERSISTSGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Aware of that status, Northam’s office still plans to take down the metal statue — though the fate of its stone plinth is an open question.
NORTHAM PROPOSES MAJOR EFFORT TO REIMAGINE PUBLIC SPACE AROUND ROBERT E. LEE STATUE IN RICHMONDGREGORY S. SCHNEIDERDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The forty-six stalls in the choir, erected on a plinth of red sandstone, belong to this period (1401-19).
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
The panels of the desks are elaborately worked, and the stone plinth which supports them is decorated with quatrefoils.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
But the lower will seem to be larger, because it will project to the edge of the plinth.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
LIX., and c the angle of the square plinth projecting beneath it.
THE STONES OF VENICE, VOLUME I (OF 3)JOHN RUSKIN
The plinth which forms the upper part of the capital—supporting the entablature by bearing the lower surface of the epistyle beam.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
The Etruscan shaft, in contrast to the Doric, had a base consisting of a circular plinth and a tore, both of equal height.
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ARTFRANZ VON REBER
Somebody laughed at the little tattered figure strutting on the brickwork plinth under the great tree.
KIMRUDYARD KIPLING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PLINTH

  • base
  • bed
  • bottom
  • foot
  • foundation
  • mounting
  • platform
  • plinth
  • podium
  • stand
  • substructure
  • support
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