Definition of Columns. Meaning of Columns. Synonyms of Columns

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Definition of Columns

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 Columns from wikipedia

- earthquake engineering, columns may be designed to resist lateral forces. Other compression members are often termed "columns" because of the similar...
- Anal columns (Columns of Morgagni or less commonly Morgagni's columns) are a number of vertical folds, produced by an infolding of the mucous membrane...
- Columns III: Revenge of Columns (コラムスIII: 対決!コラムスワールド, Columns III: Taiketsu! Columns World) is a puzzle arcade game published by Sega in ****an and by...
- Fractionating columns are used in small scale laboratory distillations as well as for large scale industrial distillations. A laboratory fractionating column is...
- The Columns may refer to: The Columns (Columbia, Missouri), a contributing structure on the National Register of Historic Places and symbol of the University...
- 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...
- proportions, the modular space between columns ("intercolumniation") can be adjusted by the architect. Often the last two columns were set slightly closer together...
- A column is a recurring piece or article in a newspaper, magazine or other publication, where a writer expresses their own opinion in few columns allotted...
- The renal column (or Bertin column, or column of Bertin) is a medullary extension of the renal cortex in between the renal pyramids. It allows the cortex...
- Basalt columns may refer to: Columnar basalt Basalt Columns, a geological nature monument near the village Bazaltove, Ukraine. List of places with columnar...
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