column formation


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

column formation

A formation in which elements are placed one behind the other.
References in periodicals archive ?
At the end, all participating ships carried out skim-past in a column formation and presented the "Qaumi Naraa" to the premier.
In the end, all participating ships carried out skim pasts in a column formation and presented "Qaumi Naraa" to the dignitary.
Scouts leave the nest in search of termite-foraging sites, then recruit up to 500 nest mates and lead them to the termites in a column formation.
At the end, all participating ships of different countries skimmed past PNS Nasr in a column formation and presented salute to the dignitary.
For clavicles of children between the ages of two to six years old we observed the beginning of column formation.