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noun, plural or·thos·ta·tai [awr-thos-tuh-tahy] /ɔrˈθɒs təˌtaɪ/.
  1. orthostat.
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Historical Examples of orthostates

  • This is unlikely because the floor level would then have been above the base of the orthostates.

    Problems in Periclean Buildings

    G. W. Elderkin

  • They are firmly founded on the rock and reach up nearly to the base of the orthostates.

  • The are interior walls on either side of a door which in the Erechtheum reached up only five courses above the orthostates.