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col·umn

 (kŏl′əm)
n.
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.
3.
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.

column

(ˈkɒləm)
n
1. (Architecture) an upright post or pillar usually having a cylindrical shaft, a base, and a capital
2.
a. a form or structure in the shape of a column: a column of air.
b. a monument
3. a row, line, or file, as of people in a queue
4. (Military) military a narrow formation in which individuals or units follow one behind the other
5. (Journalism & Publishing) journalism
a. any of two or more vertical sections of type on a printed page, esp on a newspaper page
b. a regular article or feature in a paper: the fashion column.
6. (Mathematics) a vertical array of numbers or mathematical terms
7. (Botany) botany a long structure in a flower, such as that of an orchid, consisting of the united stamens and style
8. (Anatomy) anatomy zoology any elongated structure, such as a tract of grey matter in the spinal cord or the stalk of a crinoid
9. (Zoology) anatomy zoology any elongated structure, such as a tract of grey matter in the spinal cord or the stalk of a crinoid
[C15: from Latin columna, from columen top, peak; related to Latin collis hill]
columnar adj
ˈcolumned, columnated adj

col•umn

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(ˈkɒl əm)

n.
1.
a. a rigid, slender upright support composed of relatively few pieces.
b. a decorative pillar, often of stone, typically having a cylindrical or polygonal shaft with a capital and usu. a base.
2. any columnlike object, mass, or formation: a column of smoke.
3. a vertical row or list: Add this column of figures.
4. a vertical arrangement on a page of horizontal lines of type, usu. typographically justified: There are two columns on this page.
5. an article constituting a regular feature of a newspaper or magazine, and usu. reporting or commenting on political or social affairs, the arts, etc.
6. a long, narrow file of troops (disting. from line).
7. a formation of ships in single file.
[1400–50; late Middle English colompne, columne (< Anglo-French) < Latin columna, akin to columen peak; compare hill]
col′umned, col′um•nat`ed (-ˌneɪ tɪd) adj.

column

- Its underlying notion is of "height, command, extremity," and it comes from Latin columna, "pillar," which probably came from columen/culmen, "top, summit."
See also related terms for pillar.

Column

 anything resembling a vertical or horizontal column; an upright mass of water or air. See also pillar.
Examples: column of accountants—Lipton, 1970; of air, 1833; of atmosphere, 1700; of infantry [on the march]; of majesty, 1619; of mercury, 1878; of numbers of ships, 1805; of smoke, 1715; of society, 1862; of state, 1725; of troops, 1677.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.column - a line of units following one after another
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Indian file, single file, file - a line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
2.column - 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
tube, tubing - conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases
3.column - a vertical array of numbers or other information; "he added a column of numbers"
array - an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
table, tabular array - a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"
4.column - anything that approximates the shape of a column or towercolumn - anything that approximates 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"
shape, form - the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
columella - a small column (or structure resembling a column) that is a part of a plant or animal
hoodoo - (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock; "a tall sandstone hoodoo"
5.column - an article giving opinions or perspectives
newspaper, paper - a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements; "he read his newspaper at breakfast"
article - nonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
agony column - a newspaper column devoted to personal problems
6.column - a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
obelisk - a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
totem pole - a tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures; erected by Indian tribes of the northwest Pacific coast
7.column - (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
telamon, atlas - a figure of a man used as a supporting column
chapiter, capital, cap - the upper part of a column that supports the entablature
caryatid - a supporting column carved in the shape of a person
newel - the central pillar of a circular staircase
footstall, plinth, pedestal - an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
pilaster - a rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached
piling, spile, stilt, pile - a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
scape, shaft - (architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
support column - a column that supports a heavy weight
temple - an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
upright, vertical - a vertical structural member as a post or stake; "the ball sailed between the uprights"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
entasis - a slight convexity in the shaft of a column; compensates for the illusion of concavity that viewers experience when the sides are perfectly straight
8.column - a page or text that is vertically divided; "the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject"; "the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns"
text, textual matter - the words of something written; "there were more than a thousand words of text"; "they handed out the printed text of the mayor's speech"; "he wants to reconstruct the original text"
9.column - any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body
skeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organism

column

noun
1. pillar, support, post, shaft, upright, obelisk, pilaster Great stone steps led past Greek columns to the main building.
2. line, train, row, file, rank, string, queue, procession, cavalcade There were reports of columns of military vehicles appearing on the streets.
3. article, story, feature, piece, item His name features frequently in the social columns of the tabloid newspapers.

column

noun
A group of people or things arranged in a row:
Translations
رَتْلٌ من الجُنودصَف عَموديطابورعَمودعَمُود
sloupsloupecsloupekkolonarubrika
kolonnesøjlespalteklumme
pylvässaraketolppakolonnakolumni
stupstupackolumnastub
jármûoszlopmenetoszloprovatszámoszlop
dálkurröîröî, lestsúla
円柱
기둥
apžvalgininkaskolonaskiltisskyrelis laikraštyjestulpas
apskatskolonnarindaslejastabiņš
kolóna
steberstolpec
stubstup
kolumnspaltkolonn
หลักเสาหินใหญ่
sütun…sütunukolkonvoyköşe yazısı
cột

column

[ˈkɒləm]
A. N (gen) → columna f; (in newspaper) → columna f, sección f
fifth columnquinta columna f
spinal column (Anat) → columna f vertebral
B. CPD column inch N they gave the news only two column inchesdieron sólo dos pulgadas de columna a la noticia

column

[ˈkɒləm] n
[building] → colonne f
(in newspaper, fashion column, sports column etc)rubrique f
the editorial column → l'éditorial m
[smoke] → colonne f
[people, animals] → file fcolumn inches n (= newspaper coverage) → couverture f (par les journaux)
to devote column inches to sth [newspaper, journalist] → consacrer des colonnes à qch
The subject has been given too many column inches → Le sujet ne méritait pas de faire tous ces gros titres.

column

n
(Archit, of smoke, water etc) → Säule f; column of mercuryQuecksilbersäule f
(of figures, names)Kolonne f; (= division of page)Spalte f, → Kolumne f (spec); (= article in newspaper)Kolumne f
(of vehicles, soldiers etc)Kolonne f
(Typ) → Spalte f

column

[ˈkɒləm] n (gen) → colonna; (in newspaper) → colonna; (fashion column, sports column) → rubrica
the editorial column → l'articolo di fondo
the advertising columns → gli annunci economici

column

(ˈkoləm) noun
1. a stone or wooden pillar used to support or adorn a building. the carved columns in the temple.
2. something similar in shape. a column of smoke.
3. a vertical row (of numbers). He added up the column (of figures) to find the answer.
4. a vertical section of a page of print. a newspaper column.
5. a section in a newspaper, often written regularly by a particular person. He writes a daily column about sport.
6. a long file of soldiers marching in short rows. a column of infantry.
7. a long line of vehicles etc, one behind the other.
columnist (ˈkoləmnist) noun
a person who writes regular articles for a newspaper.

column

عَمُود sloup kolonne Säule στήλη columna pylväs colonne stup colonna 円柱 기둥 kolom søyle kolumna coluna колонна kolumn หลักเสาหินใหญ่ sütun cột 圆柱

col·umn

n. columna.

column

n columna; spinal o vertebral — columna vertebral, columna (fam)