- podium: see pew
- podium (n.)
- 1743, "raised platform around an ancient arena," also "projecting base of a pedestal," from Latin podium "raised platform," from Greek podion "foot of a vase," diminutive of pous (genitive podos) "foot," from PIE root *ped- (1) "a foot" (see foot (n.)). Meaning "raised platform at the front of a hall or stage" is from 1947.
- 1. The towers rise out of a concrete podium.
- 2. She was introduced and stepped up to the podium.
- 3. The speaker has to ad - lib his speech when his papers suddenly blow off the podium.
- 4. On the podium J ? Eric Humphrey stood impassively, waiting for the disapproving chorus to subside.
- 约? 埃里克?汉弗莱不动声色地站在指挥台上, 等着反对的喧嚣声消退.
- 5. Yes. So we put the podium onto the stage.
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