Definition of Column. Meaning of Column. Synonyms of Column

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Definition of Column

Column
Column 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. 3. (Mil.) (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 orchids. 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 printing.

Meaning of Column from wikipedia

- In other words, a column is a compression member. The term column applies especially to a large round support (the shaft of the column) with a capital and...
- The vertebral column, also known as the backbone or spine, is part of the axial skeleton. The vertebral column is the defining characteristic of a vertebrate...
- relational database, a column is a set of data values of a particular simple type, one value for each row of the database. A column may contain text values...
- A fifth column is any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation. The activities of a fifth...
- A Column of Fire is a 2017 novel by British author Ken Follett, first published on 12 September 2017. It is the third book in the Kingsbridge Series, and...
- The posterior columns (dorsal columns) are nerve tracts in the white matter of the spinal cord. They are the gracile fasciculus (gracile tract) and the...
- examples of shillings as 2 columns (p.9) and 1 column (p.17). This text ****umes that 2 columns was normal, that 1 column was the exception. IBM Operator's...
- A fractionating column is an essential item used in distillation of liquid mixtures so as to separate the mixture into its component parts, or fractions...
- Spondylolisthesis is the slippage or displacement of one vertebra compared to another. Spondylolisthesis is often defined in medical textbooks as displacement...
- A column-oriented DBMS (or columnar database management system) is a database management system (DBMS) that stores data tables by column rather than by...
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