Pedestal vs Acropodium - What's the difference?

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In architecture|lang=en terms the difference between pedestal and acropodium

is that pedestal is (architecture) the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp while acropodium is (architecture) a plinth or pedestal bearing a statue.

As nouns the difference between pedestal and acropodium

is that pedestal is (architecture) the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp while acropodium is (architecture) a plinth or pedestal bearing a statue.

As a verb pedestal

is to set or support on (or as if on) a pedestal.

pedestal

Noun

(en noun)
  • (architecture) The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp
  • (figuratively) A place of reverence or honor.
  • He has put his mother on a pedestal . You can't say a word against her.
  • (rail transport) A casting secured to the frame of a truck of a railcar and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.
  • (machining) A pillow block; a low housing.
  • (bridge building) An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier.
  • (steam heating) a pedestal coil, group of connected straight pipes arranged side by side and one above another, used in a radiator.
  • Derived terms

    * pedestal coil * pedestal fan * place]] / [[set on a pedestal, set / put on a pedestal

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set or support on (or as if on) a pedestal.
  • See also

    * (commonslite)

    acropodium

    English

    Noun

    (acropodia)
  • (architecture) A plinth or pedestal bearing a statue
  • (anatomy) The upper surface of the foot
  • Derived terms

    * acropodial