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Ionic order column


1. Architecture
a. A vertical structure usually consisting of a base, a cylindrical shaft, and a capital, used as a support or standing alone as a monument.
b. Any slender vertical support, as of steel or reinforced concrete.
2. Something resembling an architectural column in form or function: a column of mercury in a thermometer.
a. One of two or more vertical sections of text lying side by side in a document and separated by a rule or a blank space.
b. An arrangement of numbers in a single vertical line.
4. A feature article that appears regularly in a publication, such as a newspaper.
5. A formation, as of troops or vehicles, in which all elements follow one behind the other.
6. Botany A columnlike structure, especially one formed by the union of a stamen and the style in an orchid flower, or one formed by the united staminal filaments in flowers such as those of the hibiscus or mallow.
7. Anatomy Any of various tubular or pillarlike supporting structures in the body, each generally having a single tissue origin and function: the vertebral column.

[Middle English columne, from Latin columna; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]

col′umned (kŏl′əmd) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.columned - having or resembling columns; having columns of a specified kind (often used as a combining form); "a columned portico"; "trees with columned trunks"; "white-columned houses"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
noncolumned, uncolumned - not having columns
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One afternoon I got lost in the woods about a mile from the hotel, and presently fell into a train of dreamy thought about animals which talk, and kobolds, and enchanted folk, and the rest of the pleasant legendary stuff; and so, by stimulating my fancy, I finally got to imagining I glimpsed small flitting shapes here and there down the columned aisles of the forest.
Blue Swan stands out as different as the central woman is framed in a firm architectural building, with glorious blue feathers covering her and falling away to the bottom of the tall painting, another reference to the Pre-Raphaelites who often framed their characters in columned settings.
There are many features that are typical of the period including the columned central porch, high ceilings, tall sash windows, timber panelled doors, period timber moulding, oak floor boards and quarry tiles on the ground floor.
The city is known with columned roads and temples dating back to 1st and 2nd centuries.
Tenders are invited for Raising of First Floor over existing columned structure by way of Brick Work and finishing items including completion of Ground floor for Maternity Hospital at Bandipora(1 Tipper
The property at 101 Hudson Street features an art-deco granite and columned lobby, landscaped courtyard, five-story parking garage with 900 parking spaces, life safety systems, and emergency generators.
The handsome double fronted property has a columned porch entrance and decorative quoins at the side, contrasting with the red brick.
The front foyer flows directly into the large, open-concept living area with a beautiful columned archway creating added interest to the great room.
For just 11 euros per adult you can wander the ruins, meandering through what remains of homes, vineyards and bathhouses, the gladiatorial amphitheatre and columned forum.
The ladies tended to fantasise about being a Gone With The Wind style Southern belle as they stood on the beautiful and impressive verandah of the Greek columned reek columned Houmas House.
He was ultimately apprehended just inside the North Portico doors - the grand, columned entrance that looks out over Pennsylvania Avenue.
The home, designed by Sarasota architect Yehuda Inbar, presents a Tuscan-inspired facade to the world, with a grand exterior staircase complete with a pond, and a columned loggia overlooking manicured gardens--perhaps the nicest on a street known for its gardens.