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plinth

 [plinth]
1. a padded table for a patient to sit on or lie on while performing exercises, receiving a massage, or undergoing other physical therapy treatments.
2. a waterproof table used in a hydrotherapy tub to facilitate exercise and movement in the water.

plinth

(plinth) [Gr. plinthos, squared stone, tile]
A table, seat, or apparatus on which a patient lies or sits while doing remedial exercise or undergoing examination.
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Kate Stevenson, outpatients physio team leader, said: "The new plinths are ideal for bariatric patients as they are that bit wider and sturdier than the standard plinth, which the Friends donated last year.
Cause of the latest dispute is the discovery of the hair-line cracking on the replaced plinths
Iron: man sinks up to his knees in the ground, but has a dialogue with Queen Victoria who surmounts a plinth.
The plinth has recently been occupied by temporary exhibits including Mark Wallinger's Ecce Homo and the current Regardless Of History by Bill Woodrow.
For example, the plinths must be poured to within one-sixteenth of an inch - about the width of a penny - of specification.
In consideration of the critical nature of this finding, we recommend the immediate repair of the said plinths to improve the existing condition of our track system.
So is there support now for UVF and UDA plinths alongside the dead of the Somme?
The artist, famous as the creator of The Angel of the North, is seeking 2,400 people - including 103 from the North East - to spend an hour each on a plinth in London's Trafalgar Square.
At first, the whole design seems very simple: big plinth with metal boxes on top penetrated by portico, a bold, monumental, almost classical composition needed to bring order to the campus.
Its diminutive scale in relation to the plinth, and the figure's withdrawn body language, contrast with the monumentality of the square's permanent fixtures.
Both organisations said the plinths, with inscriptions dedicated to the "glorious memory" of the UDA, UVF and Red Hand Commando, were not part of the original plans for the pounds 74,000 project.