The base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like; the part on which an upright work stands. It consists of three parts, the base, the die or dado, and the cornice or surbase molding. See Illust. of Column.
A short free-standing column or column-like object designed to support a work of art or other object; a column serving the same function as the base of a statue. It may be made of wood, marble, or other suitable material.
A part of a desk which contains a frame and drawers, stands on the floor, and provides support for the desk surface. There may be zero, one, or two such pedestals in a desk.
An iron socket, or support, for the foot of a brace at the end of a truss where it rests on a pier.
Difference between reference black level and blanking level in the luminance signal. Relevant only for NTSC (USA) and PAL-M systems, in all other systems there is no difference, so reference black is set at blanking level. Note that NTSC as used in Japan. Synonyms: Set-Up
The pedestal is a small DC voltage step within the video signal indicating a picture’s black level and is used as the reference in a standard video signal for white and all gray levels.
In the video waveform, the signal level corresponding to black. Also called setup.
1) An adjustable camera dolly or support with wheels. Pedding the camera up or down refers to raising or lowing the camera on the pedestal. 2) The black level of a television picture as shown on a waveform monitor.
A small green box that sits outside and houses cables coming in, cables going out and cable splices inside the box to join the cables. This way a cable coming in from the telephone central office can be joined to the one going to someone's house.
A splice case for feeder and distribution cables. Pedestals are also used as distribution terminals.
A short wooden pressure-treated timber, buried in the ground, and used to support the metering equipment of an underground service. An underground service is fed from the CMP pole, with underground cable, as opposed to being fed overhead.
A metal box installed at various locations along utility easements that contain electrical, telephone, or cable television switches and connections.
A pillow block; a low housing.
a large base that can be permanently mounted on your deck or patio
A block of steel or welded construction to which punch steels or punch retainers are mounted. Also called a punch rise or riser.
The pedestal housing is the Cooper name for a pillow block. It is the most widely used mounting method. Pedestals are normally supplied in gray cast iron, but ductile iron, steel and aluminium are optional materials.
Base or foundation fixture constructed in various heights, sizes, materials, and finishes that stands alone and is used to highlight merchandise.
The foundation for a hardside waterbed.
a delicate attached stand which lifts a bowl, plate, or part of a cup a bit higher above the table.