Originating in Latin socculus, plinth It is a word that makes it possible to refer, among other issues, to body or lower edge of a work which allows raising the bases to the same level. The term is also used in other fields of architecture, to name the frieze or skirting board (that is, to the strip or partition that is installed in the part of the walls closest to the floor to protect them from hits or with aesthetic sense) and to the part of a pedestal that is part of the base.
As a frieze, the base can be made with wood or ceramics. It is usually painted the same color as the floor or the wall in question to provide visual harmony. The most important thing when installing a baseboard is that its measurement is accurate and that it matches the needs of the wall.
There are also radiant sockets , which function as a heating system, act as a thermal barrier and help prevent the emergence of moisture in the walls.
For the geology , a socket constitutes a plain or plateau arisen in the Paleozoic period from the erosion of the mountain ranges formed in the orogenesis. These platforms are constituted by highly rigid siliceous rocks.
In the field of computing, the socket (identified as socket in English) is the term that identifies a structure that provides support and allows the microprocessor to be attached to the motherboard.
In Mexico Finally, the Zocalo is the main square of a city . At a general level it is known as the Plinth to Constitution Plaza , located in the Mexico City and considered as one of the largest squares in the world. Its total area, taking into account the adjacent roads, is around 46,800 square meters.
Its location is the city's own Historic Center, a point that was chosen in the time of the conquest, and is framed by buildings most important, such as the Cathedral and the National Palace. It is worth mentioning that it is very well connected with the rest of the region, whether you wish to access it by public transport or by car.
The Constitution Square is the focus of many of the most significant events at the social and historical level of the Mexican people, and has seen events of various natures, ranging from protests to exhibitions of type cultural. As for its appearance and that of the neighboring constructions, it has varied greatly in the five hundred years that it has adorned the Federal District, and the most recent change took place more than five decades ago.
It should be noted that among the celebrations that take place in El Zócalo, popular music concerts are the most important and generate an audience that can overcome the two hundred thousand people. In addition, among groups and soloists invited to participate in these events We find names like Paul McCartney and Justin Bieber's international fame.
The Zocalo represents not only a place where different cultural events and social, but one of the pillars of Mexican history and a very important aesthetic component of the Federal District. Visually, it is fascinating to observe it in carnival times and celebrations such as Independence, a time when it is adorned with garlands that paint it in colors; On the other hand, when the sun sets, the city lights make it a stately, imposing place and at the same time an ideal place to rest in the midst of the stress of today's life.