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ped•es•tal



Pronunciation: (ped'u-stl), [key]
n., v., -taled, -tal•ing or (esp. Brit.) -talled, -tal•ling.


n.
1. an architectural support for a column, statue, vase, or the like. See diag. under column.
2. a supporting structure or piece; base.
3. Furniture.
a. a support for a desk, consisting of a boxlike frame containing drawers one above the other.
b. a columnar support for a tabletop.
4. Building Trades.a bulge cast at the bottom of a concrete pile.
5. set or put on a pedestal, to glorify; idealize: When we first became engaged each of us set the other on a pedestal.

v.t.
to put on or supply with a pedestal.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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