Columella Columnar

Column

Meanings and phrases

column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a line of units following one after another
  2. 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; chromatography column
  3. a vertical array of numbers or other information
  4. anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower; tower; pillar
  5. an article giving opinions or perspectives; editorial; newspaper column
  6. a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument); pillar
  7. (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure; pillar
  8. a page or text that is vertically divided
  9. any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body

agony column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a newspaper column devoted to personal problems
n.
  1. 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; column
n.
  1. chromatography that uses selective adsorption by a column of powders

column inch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of measurement for advertising space; inch

fifth column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst; Trojan horse
E.g.
  • Margaret Mooney suggested a variation to the KWL chart by adding a fifth column to the traditional chart.
  • Davao in Mindanao had a large population of Japanese immigrants who acted as a fifth column, welcoming the Japanese invaders during World War II.
  • In the headers to the table, the ", indicates the weight of each bit shown; in the fifth column, "BCD 8 4 −2 −1", two of the weights are negative.

lally column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. support column consisting of a steel cylinder filled with concrete; lally

newspaper column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an article giving opinions or perspectives; column; editorial
E.g.
  • She authored a weekly newspaper column and hosted a radio show.
  • He started writing a newspaper column at the age of eight years.
  • Wymbs began his media career writing a newspaper column in the Irish Post for 20 years.

spinal column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; vertebral column; spine; backbone; back; rachis
E.g.
  • He was born with a malformed spinal column.
  • He had been bedridden for a year with spinal column problems due to diabetes.
  • [...] It is a language you can feel on your tongue, in your gums, your ear, your spinal column."

support column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a column that supports a heavy weight

vertebral column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; spinal column; spine; backbone; back; rachis
E.g.
  • All species have a vertebral column made up of 25 vertebrae.
  • In 1936 this was measured to be , by measuring the vertebral column.
  • Most craniates are vertebrates, in which the notochord is replaced by the vertebral column.

water column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fertilization occurs in the water column.
  • Feeding polyps extend eight tentacles into the water column.
  • Methylene blue may be added to the water column to prevent fungi as well.

weekly column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He writes a weekly column in "Valeurs Actuelles".
  • He currently writes a weekly column for Newsweek.
  • She also writes a weekly column in the "Sunday Telegraph".

regular column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She writes a regular column for Scotland on Sunday.
  • He also has a regular column at Harvard Business Online.
  • From 2009 to 2014, he wrote a regular column for "The Guardian".

column per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Written in one column per page, 26 lines per page.
  • Written in one column per page, 17 lines per page.
  • Written in one column per page, in 21 lines per page.

wrote a column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She wrote a column for the small daily.
  • He also wrote a column for the section.
  • Wilde wrote a column of literary notes and responses to readers.

column per page

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Written in one column per page, 26 lines per page.
  • Written in one column per page, 17 lines per page.
  • Written in one column per page, in 21 lines per page.

each column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Click on the button in the header to sort each column."
  • Numbers in bold are the record (highest) numbers in each column.

monthly column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Burroughs writes a monthly column for "Details".
  • He had a monthly column that appears in "Catholic Family News."
  • Bartiromo also writes a monthly column for "USA Today" called "One-On-One."

column called

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He contributes a column called "[Making] No Bones About It[!
  • From 1968 to 1973 he wrote a consumer affairs column called "Action!
  • Joe and Dan write a regular column called "Team Kneipp" at the website Squash Talk.

first column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her first column was published on October 29, 2007.
  • The first column counts the number of laureates.
  • Kublai went south over the grasslands and met up with the first column.

steering column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The clutch pedal was too close to the steering column.
  • The gear change lever stuck out from the right side of the steering column.
  • Front, side, rear and steering column impact tests are the FIA safety standards.

column indicates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 'I' column indicates the teams' interleague position."
  • The "Year" column indicates the year a building was completed.
  • On the far right a column indicates the entrance to Hades' palace.

second column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A second column moved south along the St. Johns River.
  • Verbs ending in a vowel take the endings in the second column.
  • The second column counts the number of winners with a finite Erdős number.

advice column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The "advice column" section expanded.
  • She also writes "Ask Annie", the school newspaper's advice column.
  • Williams wrote six books, and he also wrote a syndicated advice column called "Smart Money".

left column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The left column gives the name of the problem.
  • However, since Ladefoged & Traill (1984) clarified the places of articulation, the terms in the left column above have become standard.
  • When available, the home team or the team that is designated as the home team is listed in the left column; the away team is in the right column.

syndicated column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Born in Saint Louis, Missouri, he wrote a syndicated column for the "Kansas City Star" from 1946 until his death in 1977.
  • Two days later, on the morning of October 25, American journalist Walter Lippmann proposed the same thing in his syndicated column.
  • During that time Janis also wrote a syndicated column, Politics Is Life, which appeared in African-American newspapers throughout the country.

central column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A Troika consists of three arms radiating from a central column.
  • The central column is .
  • The standoff arms can be relocated up and down the central column during maintenance.

column vector

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Here "j" is the all-1 column vector of length "q" and "I" is the ("q"+1)×("q"+1) identity matrix.
  • In an -dimensional Hilbert space, can be written as an column vector, and then is an matrix with complex entries.
  • We assume that matrix equations of the form where g is a given column vector, can be solved directly for the vector x.

right column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When available, the home team or the team that is designated as the home team is listed in the left column; the away team is in the right column.
  • A frequently-seen format has the drug names in the left column, the route of administration in the center columns and any notes in the right column.
  • Ardashir engaged the right column in battle, defeated it, and on this note, Alexander decided to end the war and retreated, although a peace treaty was never signed.

writes a column

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He writes a column for the Apple Daily in Hong Kong.
  • He writes a column for the magazine "Business in Vancouver".
  • Boyle writes a column for the "Donegal Democrat", "The Breaking Ball".
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