podium vs lectern : Common Errors in English

About podium vs lectern

Strictly speaking, a podium is a raised platform on which you stand to give a speech; the piece of furniture on which you place your notes and behind which you stand is a lectern.

podium Meaning(s)

  • (n) a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

lectern Meaning(s)

  • (n) desk or stand with a slanted top used to hold a text at the proper height for a lecturer

podium in News

  1. Three podium finishes for WHS tracksters

    In three different events, Waconia athletes stood on the podium during the Class AA state track and field meet, held … The post Three podium finishes for WHS tracksters appeared first on Sun Patriot .
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Waconia Patriot

  2. State champ, podium spots for Mount Si High track team

    Mount Si had one state champion and more than a dozen state track competitors take the podium in their events at the track and field championships in Tacoma. The Mount Si boys track team took seventh at the WIAA state track and field championships, held at Mount Tahoma Stadium May 23, 24 and 25. The Wildcat girls finished 34th as a team.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Snoqualmie Valley Record

  3. Podium #10 for Honda Civics in Russia WTCC event

    Honda Civic drivers have collected trophies on the podium 10 times from the 12 races run so far in this year's FIA World Touring Car Championship with number ten achieved this weekend by Norbert Michelisz in race 1 at the Moscow Raceway. It was also Norbert's fourth consecutive podium appearance and both he and Gabriele Tarquini collected more points towards their Drivers Championship ... Keep ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Motorsport.com

lectern in News

  1. Mizzou Chancellor Deaton to retire in November

    Mizzou Chancellor Deaton to retire in November Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 3:26 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Standing in the Jesse Hall rotunda behind a lectern used in the same location by Mark Twain more than a century ago, Deaton spoke to a crowd of deans, state ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Large charter school businesses draw criticism

    TALLAHASSEE - Jim Horne stood at the lectern addressing the House Education Committee. His testimony was relaxed. Like many Capitol regulars, pitching lawmakers for him is a low-stress event.
    on June 9, 2013 Source: The St. Augustine Record

  3. Thomas Fitzgerald: Collapse tragedy appears to strain Nutter

    Mayor Nutter looked down at the paper on the lectern Friday, caught his breath, and intoned a kind of somber civic rite intended to comfort the city after the senseless deaths of six people when a building under demolition collapsed on a Salvation Army thrift store.
    on June 8, 2013 Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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