from a rostrum

from a rostrum
с трибуны

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  • rostrum — 1540s, from L. rostrum, name of the platform stand for public speakers in the Forum in ancient Rome. It was decorated with the beaks of ships taken in the first naval victory of the Roman republic, over Antium, in 338 B.C.E., and the word s older …   Etymology dictionary

  • rostrum — [räs′trəm] n. pl. rostrums or rostra [ros′trə] [L, beak, in pl., speakers platform (see ROSTRUM 1b) < rosus, pp. of rodere, to gnaw, peck: see RAT] 1. in ancient Rome, a) a curved, beaklike projection at the prow of a ship; esp., such a… …   English World dictionary

  • rostrum — n. 1) to get up on, mount the rostrum 2) from; on a rostrum * * * [ rɒstrəm] mount the rostrum on a rostrum from to get up on …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rostrum — (1) Anteriorly projecting, unpaired, usually rigid median extension of carapace between eyes or ocular peduncles; (2) anterior beaklike projection of valve margins overhanging incisure or notch (Ostracoda); (3) unpaired anteroventral plate of… …   Crustacea glossary

  • Rostrum (anatomy) — A rostrum (Latin for beak ) is an anatomical structure resembling a bird s beak, such as the snout of a crocodile or dolphin or the foremost extension of a crustacean s carapace. Since the rostrum is typically located about the thorax of an… …   Wikipedia

  • Rostrum camera — A rostrum camera is a specially adapted camera used in television and film to animate a still picture or object. It consists of a moving lower platform on which the article to be filmed is placed, while the camera is placed above on a column. The …   Wikipedia

  • rostrum — noun (plural rostra or rostrums) Etymology: Latin, beak, ship s beak, from rodere to gnaw more at rodent Date: 1542 1. [Latin Rostra, plural, a platform for speakers in the Roman Forum decorated with the beaks of captured ships, from plural of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rostrum — /ros treuhm/, n., pl. rostra / treuh/, rostrums. 1. any platform, stage, or the like, for public speaking. 2. a pulpit. 3. a beaklike projection from the prow of a ship, esp. one on an ancient warship for ramming an enemy ship; beak; ram. 4. Rom …   Universalium

  • rostrum — [16] Latin rōstrum originally meant ‘beak’ or ‘muzzle of an animal’ – it was derived from the verb rōdere ‘gnaw’ (source of English corrode [14], erode [17], and rodent [19]). The word was also applied metaphorically to the ‘beaklike’ prows of… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • rostrum — [16] Latin rōstrum originally meant ‘beak’ or ‘muzzle of an animal’ – it was derived from the verb rōdere ‘gnaw’ (source of English corrode [14], erode [17], and rodent [19]). The word was also applied metaphorically to the ‘beaklike’ prows of… …   Word origins

  • rostrum corporis callosi — [TA] rostrum of corpus callosum: the anterior and lower end of the corpus callosum, passing from the genu caudally toward the anterior commissure …   Medical dictionary


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