Definitions for "Pedestal"
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.
Keywords:  waveform, setup, blackest, dolly, black
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.
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.
Keywords:  pillow, patio, mounted, ductile, riser
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.
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.
Keywords:  convoy, malta, august, relief, code
Operational code name for a relief convoy to Malta - August 1942
Keywords:  uncomfortable, place
an uncomfortable place to be
Keywords:  adu, math, random, zero, noise
A pedestal is a value added by image processing software to the pixel values of an image to avoid zero values from appearing in pixel math calculations. Normally a value of 100 ADU is added to the standard pixel values. The prevents random noise from lowering a value to zero and affecting pixel math calculations. The pedestal means that if you measure a pixel value to be 2500 ADU, it is really 2400 ADU.
Keywords:  fig, brace, batter, foot, plate
The foot of a batter brace or end post. (Plate II., Fig. 9.)
a vertical post in the cockpit used to elevate the steering wheel into a convenient position.
a position of great esteem (and supposed superiority); "they put him on a pedestal"
Keywords:  hoodoo, photo, wide, top, type
A type of hoodoo with a wide top. ( photo)
Also referred to as a "ped," is a filing unit, typically about 15" wide and located under a worksurface top. Can be fixed or mobile and can have different storage configurations.
a raised area isolated around important excavated materials to facilitate their study.
Keywords:  truck, jaw, journal, casting, box
A casting secured to the frame of a truck and forming a jaw for holding a journal box.