An upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or concrete, supporting an entablature, arch, or other structure or standing alone as a monument
arches supported by massive columns
Anatomy a cylindrical or linear array of cells, especially in the central nervous system.
A one-inch length of a column in a newspaper or magazine
A column in a newspaper or periodical that provides practical advice in response to readers' questions, especially regarding personal problems.
A column in a newspaper or magazine offering advice on personal problems to readers who write in
A group within a country at war who are sympathetic to or working for its enemies
A section of a newspaper devoted to gossip about well-known people
A tubular steel column filled with concrete and used as a supporting member in a building
A column in a newspaper devoted to financial matters.
Having or involving multiple columns.
A bundle of myofibrils in the cytoplasm of a muscle cell.
= pulsed column.
A column used for solvent extraction in which the flow of solvent and feed liquid is disrupted by a mechanically or pneumatically induced pulsing action, which promotes mixing of the two phases.
= column of route.
= society column.
The spine; the backbone
A form of the voltaic pile; now historical.
A memorial to Lord Nelson in Trafalgar Square, London, consisting of a column 58 metres (170 feet) high surmounted by his statue
A column in a newspaper or periodical which contains an opinion piece; an article in such a column.
A section of a newspaper devoted to personal ads
A formation in which columns of troops march close together, one behind another.
A column in a newspaper or magazine that reports the activities of members of fashionable or wealthy society.
A shaft that connects the steering wheel of a vehicle to the rest of the steering mechanism
A columnar apparatus in which a substance being distilled is subjected to successive stages of purification by repeatedly condensing and redistilling the vapour.
Another term for spinal column.
The part of a newspaper, magazine, or journal that contains letters from readers
A tall, horizontally subdivided or packed container for fractional distillation in which vapor passes upward and condensing liquid flows downward. The vapor becomes progressively enriched in more volatile components as it ascends, and the less volatile components become concentrated in the descending liquid, which can be drawn off
A newspaper or magazine column containing advertisements from readers looking for a partner or lover
Any of the vertical columns of neurons in the visual cortex that respond selectively to input from one eye.
Of, relating to, or depicting the Egyptian god Osiris; = Osirian.