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Definitions of column

  1. a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a vertical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (as a monument or a column of air) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. an article giving opinions or perspectives Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a line of (usually military) units following one after another Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc., somewhat ornamented, and usually composed of base, shaft, and capital. See Order. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Anything resembling, in form or position, a column in architecture; an upright body or mass; a shaft or obelisk; as, a column of air, of water, of mercury, etc.; the Column Vendome; the spinal column. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A small army. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A number of ships so arranged as to follow one another in single or double file or in squadrons; -- in distinction from "line", where they are side by side. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A perpendicular set of lines, not extending across the page, and separated from other matter by a rule or blank space; as, a column in a newspaper. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A perpendicular line of figures. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The body formed by the union of the stamens in the Mallow family, or of the stamens and pistil in the orchids. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. A round pillar to support or adorn a building; a division of the page of a book, etc.; a formation of a body of troops or ships; anything suggestive of a column or shaft; as, a column of figures. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. A long, round body, used to support or adorn a building: any upright body or mass like a column: a body of troops drawn up in deep files: a perpendicular row of lines in a book. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. A pillar; shaft; body of troops drawn up in files; perpendicular row of printed lines. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. A pillar; a prop or support. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A vertical series of lines, words, figures, or the like. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A long array of troops with narrow front; a fleet in single file. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. A long round body of wood or stone used to support or adorn a building, composed of a base, a shaft, and a capital; anything resembling a column pressing perpendicularly on its base, and of the same diameter as its base, as a column of mercury; a large body of troops drawn up in deep files; a row; a perpendicular section of a page in printing, or a line of figures in arithmetic; the stamen of a plant, when the filaments are united into a tube around the styles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A pillar or shaft used to adorn or support a building; any body pressing downwards perpendicularly on its base and of the same diameter as the base, as a column of water, air, or mercury; a body of troops drawn up in deep files; a division of the page of a book; a perpendicular line of figures; in bot., the solid body formed by the union of the styles and filaments in some plants. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for column

  1. That was the way it was planned from the beginning, and we think we could prove it, if this column were six feet longer. – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  2. And we all woke out of it when, with the pink dawn of a certain morning, we saw a vast temple, repeated column for column in the clear river, as in a mirror of glass. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
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