Definition of Columnar. Meaning of Columnar. Synonyms of Columnar

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Definition of Columnar

Columnar
Columnar Co*lum"*nar, a. [L. columnaris, fr. columna.] Formed in columns; having the form of a column or columns; like the shaft of a column. Columnar epithelium (Anat.), epithelium in which the cells are prismatic in form, and set upright on the surface they cover. Columnar structure (Geol.), a structure consisting of more or less regular columns, usually six-sided, but sometimes with eight or more sides. The columns are often fractured transversely, with a cup joint, showing a concave surface above. This structure is characteristic of certain igneous rocks, as basalt, and is due to contraction in cooling.

Meaning of Columnar from wikipedia

- (scaly), columnar, and cuboidal. These can be arranged in a singular layer of cells as simple epithelium, either simple squamous, simple columnar, or simple...
- Pseudostratified columnar epithelium is a type of epithelium that, though comprising only a single layer of cells, has its cell nuclei positioned in a...
- Simple columnar epithelium is a single layer of columnar epithelial cells which are tall and slender with oval-shaped nuclei located in the basal region...
- Columnar jointing is a geological structure where sets of intersecting closely spaced fractures, referred to as joints, result in the formation of a regular...
- g. as building blocks or in the groundwork), making cobblestones (from columnar basalt) and in making statues. Heating and extruding basalt yields stone...
- The columnar phase is a class of mesophases in which molecules ****emble into cylindrical structures to act as mesogens. Originally, these kinds of liquid...
- codebreaking historical ciphers, Elonka Dunin and Klaus Schmeh describe double columnar transposition (see below) as "one of the best manual ciphers known". The...
- Look up columnar in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Columnar (or epithelium) is a type of epithelial cell. Columnar may also refer to: Columnar cacti,...
- very low down, such as in Stenocereus thurberi. Columnar cacti Smaller cacti may be described as columnar. They consist of erect, cylinder-shaped stems...
- A column-oriented DBMS or columnar DBMS is a database management system (DBMS) that stores data tables by column rather than by row. Benefits include more...