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 stadium(noun)

    a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

GCIDE

  1. Stadium(n.)

    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.

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

Wiktionary

  1. stadium(Noun)

    A venue where sporting events are held.

    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).

  2. stadium(Noun)

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

    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).

  3. stadium(Noun)

    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.

    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).

  4. stadium(Noun)

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

    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).

  5. stadium(Noun)

    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.

    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).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stadium(noun)

    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

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

  2. Stadium(noun)

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

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

  3. Stadium(noun)

    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

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

Freebase

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say Stadium in sign language?

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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. Roger Daltrey:

    We could never have imagined it (the group's ongoing success, i was coming to (Wembley) stadium today and taking the same journey I used to take every night in the group van...All the memories come back.

  2. Brian Kilmeade:

    If something is 90 percent successful its going to be a failure. If the 10 percent causes some sort of outbreak among the participants and also if theres a public perception that somehow sports is getting preferential treatment when other people within society need it as much or more thats a public relations nightmare. I think that baseball faces a different circumstance because even playing half-a-season involves so many more games. What basketball and hockey are looking at, if theyre able, is some kind of playoff thing that starts right away. Just start the playoffs based on where the regular season left off and get it over with. Major League Baseball, to have any kind of valid season leading into the playoffs, have to play 80 games or so. JIM GRAY SAYS HES BUYING STOCK IN BRADY-GRONK BUCS, MLB NEUTRAL SITE PLAN NOT REALISTIC AT ALL Costas said that for baseball to have that type of season, its going to involve a lot more than just quarantining 750 players, their families, managers and more. A plan would have to include the people whodont get the backpage headlines. Not only would you have to quarantine them and the umpires and other officials, but what about the guy who picks up the towels in the locker room ? What about the guy who drives the bus or turns on the lights at the stadium even without fans ? Theres a lot of pitfalls here. People are going to get hurt and go on the injured list. What about Triple-A ? Theyre not playing minor league baseball. Whatre you gon na do ? You gon na quarantine 10 or 12 guys per team just in case somebody is hurt ? Theres a lot of things that can fall through the cracks here even with the best intentions and the best practices, he said. Costas also pondered how fans would be able to return to the ballparks and what social-distancing measures would be taken to keep fans from doing normal things. RED SOX CEO BELIEVES ALEX CORA WILL MANAGE AGAIN EVEN AFTER CHEATING-SCANDAL SUSPENSION [ A ] 90 or 95 percent is a good grade on most tests, it wouldnt be the right grade on this test, and think about it. Lets say you have 10,000 fans at the game and theyre socially distancing the seats, how are you gon na get them through the turnstiles in a socially distanced way and still start the game on time ?

  3. Steve Smith:

    It is, however, worth noting that every balloon released in Memorial Stadium is natural latex biodegradable. Also, the balloons are tied off with 100 percent cotton strings.

  4. Victor Matheson:

    If you’re the Chargers, you don’t want to pay a full half of the money to build the stadium without getting half of the benefits from the development deal.

  5. Daniel Suidani:

    We are just wondering whether the government is caring about people's lives or thinking of the stadium, because we have seen that the government hasn't heard the cries of the people.

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