Definition of orthostat in English:

orthostat

Line breaks: ortho|stat
Pronunciation: /ˈɔːθə(ʊ)stat/

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noun

Archaeology
An upright stone or slab forming part of a structure or set in the ground.

Origin

early 20th century: from Greek orthostatēs, from orthos 'right or straight' + statos 'standing'.

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