column


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  • noun

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Synonyms for column

a group of people or things arranged in a row

Synonyms for column

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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References in classic literature ?
They tumbled teams about with a fine feeling that it was no matter so long as their column got to the front in time.
For a long time, leaning against the bulwark, I gazed over the stern at the gray column that seemed to stand swaying slightly in our wake always at the same distance.
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.
I was the last to leave the chamber of the submarine, and as I followed the rear of the column toward the corridor, I moved through water to my knees.
At the same instant the mighty portal swung wide and the head of the Kaolian column emerged.
So exquisitely clear and pure is this wonderful atmosphere that every column of the noble structure was discernible through the telescope, and even the smaller ruins about it assumed some semblance of shape.
Even as we gazed we could hear the process going on, for presently with a tiny splash a drop of water would fall from the far-off icicle on to the column below.
The path wound through the jungle in a northeasterly direction, and along it the column moved in single file.
The Americans had drawn together the ends of the flying line skilfully and dexterously, until at last it was a column and well to the south of the lax sweeping pursuit of the Germans.
The castle of Torn was filled with the rush and rattle of preparation early the following morning, for by eight o'clock the column was to march.
In past days, what hundreds on hundreds of times they had torn off the cover which inclosed the newspaper, and looked at the same column with the same weary mingling of hope and despair
Behind them were men afoot, marching in column, with dimly gleaming rifles aslant above their shoulders.
A proud and happy man was the knight, and many a time he turned in his saddle to look at the long column of bowmen who swung swiftly along behind him.
We could see the front of their column filling the street from gutter to gutter, as the last war-automobile fled past.
Listen," said the trapper, when he had succeeded in making Middleton see the moving column of birds.