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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) 3 coccygeal segments joined up becoming a single segment forming 1 pair of coccygeal nerves -LRB- exit spinal Column through the sacral hiatus -RRB-
2) 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
3) This table can be sorted by constituency , party or party group : click the symbol at the top of the appropriate Column
4) 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.
5) Steam bubbles come out of the top of the Column
6) 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.
7) 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
8) 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.
9) As of 2007 , Grahame writes a regular Column in OK !
10) In some chordates , it persists throughout life as the main axial support of the body , while in most vertebrates it is replaced by the vertebral Column
11) Her breath caught in her throat as she watched him step into the jeans and casually pull them up the strong Column of his thighs and over his narrow hips
12) The path wound through the jungle in a northeasterly direction, and along it the Column moved in single file.
13) It is the amount of pressure that a Column of mercury that is one inch tall has at 32 F -LRB- 0 C -RRB- at the standard acceleration of gravity , or how fast things speed up as they are falling because of gravity
14) A lunate Column consisting of the lunate and capitate
15) The path wound through the jungle in a northeasterly direction, and along it the Column moved in single file.
16) 12 thoracic segments forming 12 pairs of thoracic nerves -LRB- exit spinal Column through IVF below corresponding vertebra T1-T12 -RRB-
17) If the Nazis had not moved the Column it would probably have been destroyed in World War II
18) It was but two o clock when the head of the Column halted upon the edge of the clearing.
19) 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.
20) It was but two o clock when the head of the Column halted upon the edge of the clearing.
21) The spinal cord extends down to the space between the first and second lumbar vertebrae ; it does not extend the entire length of the vertebral Column
22) 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
23) If these formations grow together , the result is known as a Column
24) 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
25) 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.
26) 'I enjoy your sports Column and broadcasts,' Roger Hudson said
27) 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.
28) With this release of pressure , the superheated water flashes into steam , boiling violently throughout the Column
29) The enclosing bony vertebral Column protects the relatively shorter spinal cord
30) 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