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  Definition of column
  1. (architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure
  2. a vertical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (as a monument or a column of air)
  3. 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
  4. an article giving opinions or perspectives
  5. a line of (usually military) units following one after another
  6. a linear array of numbers one above another
  7. 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"
Similar Words: pillar, chromatography column, editorial, newspaper column, tower

 

Hyponyms: atlas, telamon, caryatid, newel, pilaster, pile, spile, piling, stilt, support column, obelisk, totem pole, agony column, columella, hoodoo

 

Part Meronyms: temple, newspaper, paper

 

Member Meronyms: table, tabular array

 

Derivational Morphology: editorialize, editorialise, loom, tower, predominate, hulk

 

 
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