EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PODIUM
The ends of the seat or 'podium,' are concealed by boldly carved wings.
Cassius, standing in Csar's podium, seemed puny compared with that Lygian.
Behind the podium was a double portico, which ran round the whole building.
It seems now much larger on account of the removal of the wall of the podium.
Calmly, Lester produced a hundred-dollar bill and slid it across the podium.
Down near the ringside was the pit, or podium, and that was the choice place.
But it appears that he does not mean a podium, as generally understood.
Paintings and inscriptions covered the walls or podium of the arena.
It did him good, by contrast, to hear a hearty peal of laughter that came up from the lowest ranks of the podium.
There was a small entrance through the podium at the side, and stairs leading down to the shrine of Erechtheus.
1743, "raised platform around an ancient arena," also "projecting base of a pedestal," from Latin podium "raised platform," from Greek podion "foot of a vase," diminutive of pous (genitive podos) "foot" (see foot (n.)). Meaning "raised platform at the front of a hall or stage" is from 1947.