Definition of column. Meaning of column. Synonyms of column
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Definition of column
ColumnColumn Col"umn, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr.
cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to
holm. See Holm, and cf. Colonel.]
1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal
support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc., somewhat
ornamented, and usually composed of base, shaft, and
capital. See Order.
2. Anything resembling, in form or position, a column in
architecture; an upright body or mass; a shaft or obelisk;
as, a column of air, of water, of mercury, etc.; the
Column Vend[^o]me; the spinal column.
(a) A body of troops formed in ranks, one behind the
other; -- contradistinguished from line. Compare
Ploy, and Deploy.
(b) A small army.
4. (Naut.) A number of ships so arranged as to follow one
another in single or double file or in squadrons; -- in
distinction from ``line', where they are side by side.
5. (Print.) A perpendicular set of lines, not extending
across the page, and separated from other matter by a rule
or blank space; as, a column in a newspaper.
6. (Arith.) A perpendicular line of figures.
7. (Bot.) The body formed by the union of the stamens in the
Mallow family, or of the stamens and pistil in the
Attached column. See under Attach, v. t.
Clustered column. See under Cluster, v. t.
Column rule, a thin strip of brass separating columns of
type in the form, and making a line between them in
Meaning of column from wikipedia
and structural engineering
is a structural element
that transmits, through compression
, the weight
- a column
is a recurring piece
in a newspaper
- a columnist
in a series, creating
that usually offers commentary
and opinions. columns
- trajan's column
(colonna traiana) is a roman triumphal column
in rome , italy
, that commemorates roman emperor trajan
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- a military column
is a formation
of soldiers marching together
in one or more file s in which
the file is significantly longer
- the column, or technically
the gynostemium, is a reproductive structure
that can be found
in several plant
- nelson's column
is a monument
in trafalgar square
in central london built
to commemorate admiral horatio nelson
, who died at the battle
- in linear algebra
, a column vector
or column matrix
is an m × 1 matrix
, i.e. a matrix consisting
of a single column
of m elements.:\
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- the critic
tihanyi. jpg , critic
by lajos tihanyi
. oil on canvas, c. 1916. a critic
is a professional