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col-

(word root) with, together, in association
Examples of words with the root col-: collaboration

col

 (kŏl)
n.
A low point along a ridge, as between two mountain peaks.

[French, from Old French, neck, from Latin collum; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

col

(kɒl; French kɔl)
n
1. (Geological Science) the lowest point of a ridge connecting two mountain peaks, often constituting a pass
2. (Physical Geography) meteorol a pressure region between two anticyclones and two depressions, associated with variable weather
[C19: from French: neck, col, from Latin collum neck]

col

(kɒl)

n.
1. a pass or depression in a mountain range or ridge.
2. the region of relatively low pressure between two anticyclones.
[1850–55; < French < Latin collum neck]

col-1

,
var. of com- before l: collateral.

col-2

,
var. of colo- before a vowel: colectomy.

Col.

1. Colombia.
2. Colonel.
3. Colorado.
4. Colossians.

col.

1. collected.
2. collector.
3. college.
4. collegiate.
5. colonial.
6. colony.
7. color.
8. colored.
9. column.

col

- A saddle between two mountain peaks, from Latin collum, "neck."
See also related terms for saddle.

col

1. A natural pass in a mountain range.
2. The area of intermediate pressure that separates cyclones or depressions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.col - a pass between mountain peaks
mountain pass, notch, pass - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
water gap - a pass in a mountain ridge through which a stream flows
wind gap - a pass in a mountain ridge with no stream flowing through it
Translations

Col

ABBR
1. (Mil) =ColonelCnel., Cor.
Col. T. Richard (on envelope) → Cnel. T. Richard, Cor. T. Richard
2. (US) =Colorado

col

1
nSattel m, → Pass m

col

2 abbr of columnSp.
References in periodicals archive ?
Other early examples include the CircOlectric bed, which could even turn a patient prone.