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Column

noun

1) 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 Vendome; the spinal column.

3) A body of troops formed in ranks, one behind the other; -- contradistinguished from line. Compare Ploy, and Deploy.

4) A small army.

5) 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.

6) 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.

7) A perpendicular line of figures.

8) The body formed by the union of the stamens in the Mallow family, or of the stamens and pistil in the orchids.

Example Sentences for

Column

1) And I ll never forget the poetry of the advance party minus normally moves in a Column formation with the platoon headquarters leading, followed by a laser squad, the heavy weapons squad, and the remaining laser squad; the Column relies on observation for its flank security except when the terrain and visibility dictate the need for small security detachments to the flanks, in which case the advance party commander will detail one platoon sergeant. . . and so on.
2) Built on a base of polished red granite , the Column sits on a hall of pillars with a glass mosaic designed by Anton von Werner
3) It was true that he wrote a literary Column every Wednesday in The Daily Express, for which he was paid fifteen shillings.
4) A lunate Column consisting of the lunate and capitate
5) For example , dots 1-3-4 -LRB- -RRB- would describe a cell with three dots raised , at the top and bottom in the left Column and on top of the right Column , i.e. , the letter m. The lines of horizontal Braille text are separated by a space , much like visible printed text , so that the dots of one line can be differentiated from the Braille text above and below
6) The spinal cord is a thin bundle of nerves that is an extension of the central nervous system from the brain and is enclosed in and protected by the bony vertebral Column
7) It was true that he wrote a literary Column every Wednesday in The Daily Express, for which he was paid fifteen shillings.
8) The or Victory Column is a famous sight in Berlin
9) In most vertebrates it is replaced by the vertebral Column
10) And I ll never forget the poetry of the advance party minus normally moves in a Column formation with the platoon headquarters leading, followed by a laser squad, the heavy weapons squad, and the remaining laser squad; the Column relies on observation for its flank security except when the terrain and visibility dictate the need for small security detachments to the flanks, in which case the advance party commander will detail one platoon sergeant. . . and so on.
11) If these formations grow together , the result is known as a Column
12) By the time my meter said 2 (external pressure equivalent to a Column of water two nautical miles deep), I felt that I was at the same time being crushed and bloated.
13) Julia, who was carrying in a Column of table-napkins, turned to her sister and said, simply, as if the question had surprised her: ‘It’s only Freddy, Kate, and Gabriel with him.’
14) A tornado -LRB- often referred to as a twister or , erroneously , a cyclone -RRB- is a violent , dangerous , rotating Column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or , in rare cases , the base of a cumulus cloud
15) It would have made sense to go ahead and land on the bottom-we were streamlined, after all, and water just another fluid-but the hull wasn't strong enough to hold up a four kilometer Column of water.
16) But still the vessels continued to stand out; and he had given up all hope, when the great Column of smoke, rising above the forest in one dense vertical shaft, attracted the attention of a lookout aboard the cruiser, and instantly a dozen glasses were leveled on the beach.
17) Because the vertebral Column grows longer than the spinal cord , spinal cord segments do not correspond to vertebral segments in adults , especially in the lower spinal cord
18) If the Nazis had not moved the Column it would probably have been destroyed in World War II
19) The fourth ring in the Column has a meaning , similarly to the original 3 rings
20) In 1983 , Pavitt moved to Seattle and started a record store , Fallout , as well as write a Sub Pop Column for The Rocket , and host an independent-label specialty show on KCMU
21) 'I enjoy your sports Column and broadcasts,' Roger Hudson said
22) By the time my meter said 2 (external pressure equivalent to a Column of water two nautical miles deep), I felt that I was at the same time being crushed and bloated.
23) 12 thoracic segments forming 12 pairs of thoracic nerves -LRB- exit spinal Column through IVF below corresponding vertebra T1-T12 -RRB-
24) Ultimately , the temperatures near the bottom of the geyser rise to a point where boiling begins ; steam bubbles rise to the top of the Column
25) D Arnot gave a warning shout to his Column as the blacks closed on him, but before he could draw his revolver he had been pinioned and dragged into the jungle.
26) As of 2007 , Grahame writes a regular Column in OK !
27) D Arnot gave a warning shout to his Column as the blacks closed on him, but before he could draw his revolver he had been pinioned and dragged into the jungle.
28) A Column of numbers , with the last number in the Column underlined , usually indicates that the numbers in the Column are to be added , with the sum written below the underlined number
29) ' Jeff was in the middle of writing his sports Column when the phone rang
30) A funnel cloud is a funnel-shaped cloud of condensed water droplets , associated with a rotating Column of wind and extending from the base of a cloud -LRB- usually a cumulonimbus or towering cumulus cloud -RRB- but not reaching the ground or a water surface