(architecture) The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp
(figuratively) A place of reverence or honor.
(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.
- He has put his mother on a pedestal . You can't say a word against her.
* pedestal coil
* pedestal fan
* place]] / [[set on a pedestal, set / put on a pedestal
To set or support on (or as if on) a pedestal.