Associations to the word «Podium»

Wiktionary

PODIUM, noun. A platform on which to stand, as when conducting an orchestra or preaching at a pulpit.
PODIUM, noun. (proscribed) A stand used to hold notes when speaking publicly.
PODIUM, noun. (sports and other competitions) A steepled platform upon which the three competitors with the best results may stand when being handed their medals or prize.
PODIUM, noun. (sports) A result amongst the best three at a competition.
PODIUM, noun. A low wall, serving as a foundation, a substructure, or a terrace wall.
PODIUM, noun. The dwarf wall surrounding the arena of an amphitheatre, from the top of which the seats began.
PODIUM, noun. The masonry under the stylobate of a temple, sometimes a mere foundation, sometimes containing chambers.
PODIUM, verb. (sports) (proscribed) To finish in the top three at an event or competition.

Dictionary definition

PODIUM, noun. A platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Wise words

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