Pillaring


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pil·lar

 (pĭl′ər)
n.
1.
a. A slender, freestanding, vertical support; a column.
b. Such a structure or one similar to it used for decoration.
2. One who occupies a central or responsible position: a pillar of the state.
tr.v. pil·lared, pil·lar·ing, pil·lars
To support or decorate with pillars or a pillar.
Idiom:
from pillar to post
From one place to another; hither and thither.

[Middle English, from Old French pilier, from Medieval Latin pīlāre, from Latin pīla.]

Pillaring

 pillars collectively.
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Pillaring solution containing giant [Al.sub.30]-polycations was obtained by receipt from [6] by hydrothermal processing (5-hour isothermal soaking at 127[degrees]C in an autoclave) of solution containing Al13-polycations.