Associations to the word «Stadium»


STADIUM, noun. A venue where sporting events are held.
STADIUM, noun. An ancient Greek race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.
STADIUM, noun. (now) (historical) A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements, equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet, 9 inches.
STADIUM, noun. A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.
STADIUM, noun. In surveying, a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope.
STADIUM MUSTARD, noun. (US) A mildly spicy brown mustard.
STADIUM ROCK, noun. Arena rock

Dictionary definition

STADIUM, noun. A large structure for open-air sports or entertainments.

Wise words

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