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noun as in pedestal

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The 40-foot stone plinth remains in place, covered with colorful graffiti from last summer’s racial and social justice protests.

Though the monument itself was unveiled in 1890, the time capsule was planted in 1887 along with the first parts of the giant plinth.

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.

I half-expected him to barnstorm out in riding boots and harangue us, Mussolini-style, underlit from a plinth.

A giant toy duck was waddling on top of the fourth plinth when I arrived in Trafalgar Square mid-morning.

The forty-six stalls in the choir, erected on a plinth of red sandstone, belong to this period (1401-19).

The panels of the desks are elaborately worked, and the stone plinth which supports them is decorated with quatrefoils.

But the lower will seem to be larger, because it will project to the edge of the plinth.

LIX., and c the angle of the square plinth projecting beneath it.

The plinth which forms the upper part of the capital—supporting the entablature by bearing the lower surface of the epistyle beam.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plinth, such as: podium, base, bed, bottom, foot, and foundation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.