What does Stadium mean?

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ˈsteɪ di əm; -di əsta·di·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadiumnoun

    a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

GCIDE

  1. Stadiumnoun

    Hence: A modern structure, with its inclosure, resembling the ancient stadium, used for athletic games which are typically played out-of-doors; such stadiums are usually large structures without roofs, though some modern stadiums may have a protective dome overhead. It may be contrasted with the arena, the term commonly used for smaller structures at which indoor games are played.

Wiktionary

  1. stadiumnoun

    A venue where sporting events are held.

  2. stadiumnoun

    An ancient Greek race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.

  3. stadiumnoun

    A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements, equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet, 9 inches.

  4. stadiumnoun

    A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.

  5. stadiumnoun

    In surveying, a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope.

  6. Etymology: From stadium (commonly one-eighth of a Roman mile; translated in early English Bibles by furlong), from στάδιον, especially the track at Olympia, which was one stadium in length. The Greek word may literally mean "fixed standard of length" (from στάδιος, from sta-, whence also stand).

Wikipedia

  1. Stadium

    A stadium (PL: stadiums or stadia) is a place or venue for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a tiered structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.Pausanias noted that for about half a century the only event at the ancient Greek Olympic festival was the race that comprised one length of the stadion at Olympia, where the word "stadium" originated.Most of the stadiums with a capacity of at least 10,000 are used for association football. Other popular stadium sports include gridiron football, baseball, cricket, the various codes of rugby, field lacrosse, bandy, and bullfighting. Many large sports venues are also used for concerts.

ChatGPT

  1. stadium

    A stadium is a large enclosed or semi-enclosed outdoor structure designed for sports events, concerts, or other public events. It typically features a field or stage, surrounded by tiers of seats for spectators, providing a clear view of the central area. They vary in size and can accommodate thousands of attendees. Some stadiums also include additional facilities such as locker rooms, food vendors, and restrooms.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stadiumnoun

    a Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements. It was equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet 9 inches English. This was also called the Olympic stadium, as being the exact length of the foot-race course at Olympia

  2. Stadiumnoun

    hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races

  3. Stadiumnoun

    a kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; -- also called stadia, and stadia rod

  4. Etymology: [L., a stadium (in sense 1), from Gr. sta`dion.]

Wikidata

  1. Stadium

    A modern stadium is a place or venue for outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event. Pausanias noted that for about half a century the only event at the ancient Greek Olympic festival was the race that comprised one length of the stade at Olympia, where the word "stadium" originated.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stadium

    stā′di-um, n. a Greek measure of length, 600 podes=582 English feet, the Greek foot being .971 of an English foot:—pl. Stā′dia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Stadium

    the course on which were celebrated the great games (foot-racing, wrestling, &c.) of ancient Greece, held at Olympia, Athens, and other places; the most famous was that laid out at Olympia; length 600 Greek feet, which was adopted as the Greek standard of measure, and equalled 606½ English feet.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Stadium' in Nouns Frequency: #3004

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stadium in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stadium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Stadium in a Sentence

  1. Sam Gordon:

    I think girls tackle football and women’s football have unlimited potential, it’s incredible. I mean, personally, when I went out and played the championship football game for my girls in our girls tackle football league in Utah, it was incredible to see how many fans came out. And it seemed like we have the stadium filled. And I don’t see why people wouldn’t be interested just because girls are playing. Sam Gordon was thrust into the national spotlight when she was younger. (Under Armor).

  2. Saquon Barkley:

    Ronald Martinez’s playing extremely well, hopefully, Ronald Martinez can turn that down a notch this week when we play them. But it’s fun going against Micah, and as a competitor when you’ve got one of the — you could argue — best players in the league, it’s going to help bring out your best. Coming to MetLife [ Stadium ], you hope it brings you a little extra motivation to get back to the level I know I can get to.

  3. Deion Sanders:

    Jackson State Tigers won its first Southwestern Athletic Conference title since 2007. Hunter was expected to sign with Florida State, Sanders ’ alma mater. He gave a non-binding verbal commitment back in March and was considered to be a key player during this year’s recruiting class. The Seminoles have n’t won a national championship since 2013, and The Seminoles have four straight losing seasons under two different head coaches. Jackson State Tigers head coach Deion Sanders speaks with Jackson Deion Sanders( 2) during the Orange Blossom Classic game between the Florida A and M Rattlers and the Jackson State Tigers Sept. 5, 2021 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL. ( Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP ‘ We’re going to shock the country.

  4. Mobile Police Chief Paul Prine:

    The shots were fired on the west ramp, it was not shot in the arena or in the football area where the stands were at, but it was here on the exit ramp coming out of the stadium.

  5. Terrell Suggs:

    You’re naturally the villain when you go into an opponent’s stadium, anyway, you might as well not shy away from it. You might as well bask in it and enjoy it. I’m not supposed to be the opponent’s favorite player. You’re not supposed to like me. I don’t play for you. I represent Ravens Nation. I just enjoy it.

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