HyperDic: column

English > 9 senses of the word column:
NOUNgroupcolumna line of units following one after another
artifactcolumn, chromatography columna vertical glass tube used in column chromatography
groupcolumna vertical array of numbers or other information
shapecolumn, tower, pillaranything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
communicationcolumn, editorial, newspaper columnan article giving opinions or perspectives
artifactcolumn, pillara vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
artifactcolumn, pillar(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
communicationcolumna page or text that is vertically divided
bodycolumnany tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body
column > pronunciation
Soundskaa'lahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > column: 9 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA line of units following one after another.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broaderfile, single file, Indian fileA line of persons or things ranged one behind the other
Spanishcolumna
Catalancolumna
English > column: 9 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands.
Synonymchromatography column
Broadertube, tubingconduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids / liquids or gases
Spanishcolumna
Catalancolumna
English > column: 9 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningA vertical array of numbers or other information.
Example"he added a column of numbers"
Member oftable, tabular arrayA set of data arranged in rows and columns
BroaderarrayAn orderly arrangement
Spanishcolumna, fila, hilera
Catalancolumna
English > column: 9 senses > noun 4, shape
MeaningAnything that approximates the shape of a column or tower.
Example"the test tube held a column of white powder"
Synonymstower, pillar
NarrowercolumellaA small column (or structure resembling a column) that is a part of a plant or animal
hoodoo(geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock
Broadershape, formThe spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
Spanishcolumna
Catalancolumna
Adjectivescolumnarhaving the form of a column
English > column: 9 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAn article giving opinions or perspectives.
Synonymseditorial, newspaper column
Part ofnewspaper, paperA daily or weekly publication on folded sheets
Narroweragony columnA newspaper column devoted to personal problems
Broaderarticlenonfictional prose forming an independent part of a publication
Spanishartículo de fondo, columna, editorial
Catalanarticle de fons, columna, editorial
Nounscolumnista journalist who writes editorials
English > column: 9 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument).
Synonympillar
NarrowerobeliskA stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
totem poleA tribal emblem consisting of a pillar carved and painted with totemic figures
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishcolumna, pilar, poste
Catalancolumna, pilar
English > column: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaning(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure.
Synonympillar
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
Part oftempleAn edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes
Partscapital, chapiter, capThe upper part of a column that supports the entablature
entasisA slight convexity in the shaft of a column
pedestal, plinth, footstallAn architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
shaft, scape(architecture) upright consisting of the vertical part of a column
Narroweratlas, telamonA figure of a man used as a supporting column
caryatidA supporting column carved in the shape of a person
newelThe central pillar of a circular staircase
pilasterA rectangular column that usually projects about a third of its width from the wall to which it is attached
pile, spile, piling, stiltA column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
support columnA column that supports a heavy weight
Broaderupright, verticalA vertical structural member as a post or stake
Spanishcolumna, pilar
Catalancolumna, pilar
Adjectivescolumnarcharacterized by columns
English > column: 9 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningA page or text that is vertically divided.
Examples
  • "the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject"
  • "the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns"
Broadertext, textual matterThe words of something written
English > column: 9 senses > noun 9, body
MeaningAny tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body.
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism

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