Noun(1) an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue
(1) We are happy to help them clean up the plinth of the statue.(2) The plinth for the statue will be some two feet higher than originally planned in the interests of health and safety and to prevent vandalism.(3) The original Mosque has undergone extensive repairs, but traces of the original construction are seen in the plinth , the columns and the roof which are in the old traditional styles of Hindu temples.(4) Thieves appear to have tried to pull the 3ft-high lion down from its plinth on top of a 12 ft stone pillar.(5) A huge marble bust of Marx stands on a plinth at one end of the grave, which also contains the remains of his wife Jenny.(6) London's city council recently announced a competition among sculptors to top the empty plinth with a statue.(7) Keighley town councillors say a railing around the plinth would enhance and protect the 80 year-old statue.(8) Sited on a lofty plinth , the three-storied marble structure has all the hallmarks of exquisite art.(9) Appointed a marshal in 1918, on the plinth of his statue in London are the words ├ö├ç├┐I am conscious of having served England as I served my own country.├ö├ç├û(10) There is a small ironstone statue on a brick plinth by the gate.(11) I was horrified when I got up to find the statue missing from its plinth .(12) Agreement could not subsequently be reached as to which hero or monarch should be depicted and the plinth therefore remained empty for 158 years.(13) The 12 ft high statue and plinth , with its magnificent views of the Trossachs towards Loch Lomond, can be seen from miles around.(14) The large pieces are 68 to 76 inches tall, and, standing on low plinths , the figures are well over life-size.(15) The cast concrete plinths supporting the dark-stained posts were designed after similar ones in a temple in Kyoto.(16) The statues' plinths still remain on either side of the tower, nevertheless.
1. pedestal ::
2. footstall ::
Different Formsplinth, plinths
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: plinth
Meaning and definitions of plinth, translation in Afrikaans language for plinth with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of plinth in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "plinth"
What plinth means in Afrikaans, plinth meaning in Afrikaans, plinth definition, examples and pronunciation of plinth in Afrikaans language.