In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nombrePlural rostra, Plural rostrums
1(for public speaking) tribuna femenino(for public speaking) estrado masculino(for orchestra conductor) podio masculino
- To make the link, there is a platform that can rise or fall on scissor jacks; it can act as a goods lift or a rostrum for speakers.
- Inside the hotel ballroom, he was at a rostrum giving a rousing speech to a packed house.
- While sound is amplified throughout the auditorium, certain parts of the audible spectrum are delayed in the seating areas farthest from the rostrum.
- When August comes around and Bovell more than likely mounts the medal rostrum in Athens, he will find himself under a kind of scrutiny he's never experienced.
- If you cannot fit a second mic on the rostrum or the speaker will be using a lavalier, a shotgun mic can serve as a backup.
- The fact he has reached the Olympics is like a gold medal for me but it would be great to see him on the rostrum on Sunday.
- At its peak, St. David's were regulars on the winners rostrum in the county leagues championships.
- Upon entering the hall from the gallery of the rotunda, the viewer faced the elevated rostrum of the speaker at the south end, located under an arch that featured coffers filled with plaster rosettes.
- In its traditional bricks-and-mortar configuration, Sotheby's was limited to the lots it could evaluate, catalog, store and sell from the rostrum each year.
- When needed to enhance visual communication, two 20 by 30-foot video screens drop down on either side of the rostrum.
- After the Tribune, he moved to the other side of the speaker's rostrum, becoming the public affairs manager of the Transit Authority.
- You should've seen the look on Tony's face, standing on the rostrum waiting for the receiving officer.
- In Berlioz, he planted the two harps in front of the orchestra, on either side of his rostrum, and banished bells and drums to the unseen backstage.
- Later, the magistrate asked the presspersons, who were standing near the rostrum, to go further behind where it was overcrowded and also where only one door was kept open.
- Sometimes, as the pianist said, the conductor would leave the rostrum and lock himself in his dressing room.
- A powerfully built man, slightly hunched round shoulder level, he strides purposely onto the rostrum.
- There were drinks and chatting and the two Ambassadors mounted a rostrum to give their speeches.
- All I had to do was get up from my chair and step forward to the rostrum to speak.
- Make no mistake, the pleasure in taking part does not exclude a strong spirit of competition, and there were some proud faces as winners took to the winning rostrums to be presented with medals.
- Hours later, he repeated the remark even more confidently on the victory rostrum.
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