Definitions for stadium
ˈsteɪ di əm; -di əsta·di·um
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stadium, bowl, arena, sports stadiumnoun
a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
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.
A venue where sporting events are held.
An ancient Greek race course, especially, the Olympic course for foot races.
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.
A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends.
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).
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.
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.
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
hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races
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.]
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
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
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
Rank popularity for the word 'stadium' in Nouns Frequency: #3004
The numerical value of stadium in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of stadium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live.
One, LAFC is a very different team, we are a new expansion team and first and foremost we will be getting a new stadium, not just one stadium where two teams are playing.
It starts with the design of the stadium. This is the most vertical stadium in the NFL. Seats are closer to the field than any other comparable stadium in the NFL. You feel the noise, you feel the energy. Technology brings it to life. But it’s truly our fans – Rams fans and Charger fans. I think they’ve come to adopt this home-field mentality from so many times whether we were in the Coliseum or Dignity Health Center, these temporary stadiums, to they have a sense of ownership of this building. A sense of pride and you see it all the time, i think they walk in and realize they have the best stadium in the NFL and they get to be here and it is a loud building. When you’re here, you leave with your ears ringing. Every time you go in, you talk to Sean McVay, I’m sure Brandon (Staley) as well, after a game and it’s like I have a massive headache. I think that’s the best part of what our fans bring – that energy. And it is rare that people talk about the noise in a building in Los Angeles. It’s just not the way our buildings are designed or what the fans are known for but I think it’s given all sports fans in Los Angeles something to be proud of.
That really set the stage for how we want to celebrate this game in beautiful stadium environments and how we can transform the landscape of National Football League by owning our own homes, as opposed to being tenants in other homes, and now here we are having a second stadium built in a city( Los Angeles) that loves the game. It's really a good moment for Major League Soccer.
This particular stage of a project is challenging as the cost is being discussed before the benefit is clearly described and understood, as well as continuing to work with the team to ensure the stadium is delivered cost-effectively, we aim to describe in a lot more detail the design for the new National Stadium, which will be a fantastic new home for sport in Japan.
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- estadiCatalan, Valencian
- στάδιο, σταδιόμετρο, σταδίαGreek
- stadiono, pilkejoEsperanto
- استادیوم, ورزشگاهPersian
- ստադիոն, մարզադաշտArmenian
- 競技場, スタジアムJapanese
- 경기장, 競技場Korean
- ເດີ່ນກິລາ, ສະໜາມກິລາLao
- whare hākinakinaMāori
- цэнгэлдэх хүрээлэнMongolian
- stadionNorwegian Nynorsk
- biiʼndaʼaʼnéhéNavajo, Navaho
- ста́дий, стадио́н, риста́лищеRussian
- stadion, стадионSerbo-Croatian
- майдон, стадионTajik
- stat, stadyumTurkish
- sân vận độngVietnamese
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