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  Words related to column

Related / Similar Words: pillar, chromatography column, editorial, newspaper column, tower

 

Definition:
  • (architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure;
  • a vertical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (as a monument or a column of air);
  • a 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;
  • an article giving opinions or perspectives;
  • a line of (usually military) units following one after another;
  • a linear array of numbers one above another;
  • anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower; "the test tube held a column of white powder"; "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"; "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite";

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    Hyponyms: atlas, telamon, caryatid, newel, pilaster, pile, spile, piling, stilt, support column, obelisk, totem pole, agony column, columella, hoodoo

     

    Part Meronyms: temple, newspaper, paper

     

    Member Meronyms: table, tabular array

     

    Derivational Morphology: editorialize, editorialise, loom, tower, predominate, hulk

     

     
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