Meaning of pulpit
Pronunciation: (pool'pit, pul'-), [key]
- a platform or raised structure in a church, from which the sermon is delivered or the service is conducted.
- In attendance were representatives of medicine, the pulpit, and the bar.
- the clerical profession; the ministry.
- members of the clergy collectively:In attendance were representatives of medicine, the pulpit, and the bar.
- (esp. in Protestantism and Judaism) the position of pastor or rabbi: He heard of a pulpit in Chicago that was about to be vacated.
- (in small craft)
- a safety rail rising about 18 to 30 in. (48 to 76 cm) from the deck near the bow and extending around it.
- a similar rail at the stern.
- a control booth in a factory, usually elevated and glass-enclosed, from which an operator can observe and direct the manufacturing process.
- pulpit (Thesaurus)