from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The foundation of a stone building, its top course sometimes being a stylobate.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In architecture, the substructure, foundation, or solid platform upon which a building is erected.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Arch.) The lower part or basement of a building or pedestal; -- used loosely for several different forms of basement.
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- noun The
foundationof a stone building
- noun The steps of the platform beneath the
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin stereobatēs, from Greek *stereobatēs : stereos, solid; see stereo– + -batēs, walker (from bainein, to go; see gwā- in Indo-European roots).]
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