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    column - Dictionary definition and meaning for word column

    Definition
    (noun) a line of units following one after another Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) a vertical array of numbers or other information
    Example Sentence
    • he added a column of numbers
    Definition
    (noun) anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    Synonyms : pillar , tower
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an article giving opinions or perspectives Definition
    (noun) a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
    Synonyms : pillar
    Definition
    (noun) (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
    Synonyms : pillar
    Definition
    (noun) a page or text that is vertically divided
    Example Sentence
    • the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject
    • the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns
    Definition
    (noun) any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body
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