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a group of people or things arranged in a row

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a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography

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a vertical array of numbers or other information

anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower

an article giving opinions or perspectives

a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)

(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure

a page or text that is vertically divided

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any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body

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Here is page 534, column two, a substantial block of print dealing, I perceive, with the trade and resources of British India.
When you search a single column for words with which to express your meaning, you can hardly expect to get everything you want.
Hunt caused a huge pyre of pine wood to be made, which soon sent up a great column of flame that might be seen far and wide over the prairies.
Listen," said the trapper, when he had succeeded in making Middleton see the moving column of birds.
Asinus was posted in the centre, in consideration of his nerves, and then the old man, with his three male companions, divided themselves in such a manner as they thought would enable them to turn the head of the rushing column, should it chance to approach too nigh their position.
A half-hour later I rode out of the city gate with the column that accompanied Kulan Tith upon the way to meet his friend and ally.
Toward noon we came in touch with the head of the column we had set out to meet.
Away behind him as far as eye could reach rolled the far-stretching, unbroken river of steel-rank after rank and column after column, with waving of plumes, glitter of arms, tossing of guidons, and flash and flutter of countless armorial devices.
Here also were the valiant Earl of Angus, Sir Thomas Banaster with his garter over his greave, Sir Nele Loring, second cousin to Sir Nigel, and a long column of Welsh footmen who marched under the red banner of Merlin.
The haste of the column to reach the battle seemed to the forlorn young man to be some- thing much finer than stout fighting.
The music of the trampling feet, the sharp voices, the clanking arms of the column near him made him soar on the red wings of war.
But there we were, at the head of the column instead of in its middle, and we were being swept out of life by a torrent of shrieking lead.
An appreciable time after that the great column of the explosion towered in the air, and after that, in turn, I heard the roar of it.
Long ere the last of the column could hope to reach the upper pits which lay above the danger point I was convinced that the waters would surge after us in overwhelming volume, and that fully half the expedition would be snuffed out.
The path wound through the jungle in a northeasterly direction, and along it the column moved in single file.