ETYM Latin, beak, ship's beak, from rodere, rosum, to gnaw. Related to Rodent.
(Irregular plural: rostrums, or: rostra).
1. The beak or head of a ship.
2. Hence, a stage for public speaking; the pulpit or platform occupied by an orator or public speaker.
3. (Ancient Rome) The stage or platform in the forum where orations, pleadings, funeral harangues, etc., were delivered.
Platform for public speaking; conductor's dais.
Beak; prow of ancient warship; platform or pulpit for speaking; musical conductor's dais; any beaklike part or thing.
Spike on prow of warship for ramming.
ETYM Latin scaena, scena, Greek skene a covered place, a tent, a stage.
1. A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film; SYN. shot.
2. A subdivision of an act of a play.
3. An incident (real or imaginary).
4. The graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept; SYN. view.
5. The place where some action occurs.
Sinonimi: microscope stage | leg
ETYM Old Fren. estage, French étage, (assumed) Late Lat. staticum, from Latin stare to stand. Related to Stand, Static.
1. A large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience.
2. Any scene regarded as a setting for exhibiting or doing something.
3. (Usually); the theater as a profession.
4. A small platform on a microscope where the specimen is mounted for examination; SYN. microscope stage.
5. A section or portion of a journey or course; SYN. leg.