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column US English

An upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or concrete, supporting an entablature, arch, or other structure or standing alone as a monument

column US Thesaurus

arches supported by massive columns

column inch US English

A one-inch length of a column in a newspaper or magazine

agony column US English

A column in a newspaper or magazine offering advice on personal problems to readers who write in

fifth column US English

A group within a country at war who are sympathetic to or working for its enemies

gossip column US English

A section of a newspaper devoted to gossip about well-known people

Lally column US English

A tubular steel column filled with concrete and used as a supporting member in a building

spinal column US English

The spine; the backbone

Nelson's Column US English

A memorial to Lord Nelson in Trafalgar Square, London, consisting of a column 58 metres (170 feet) high surmounted by his statue

personal column US English

A section of a newspaper devoted to personal ads

steering column US English

A shaft that connects the steering wheel of a vehicle to the rest of the steering mechanism

vertebral column US English

Another term for spinal column.

correspondence column US English

The part of a newspaper, magazine, or journal that contains letters from readers

fractionating column US English

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

lonely hearts column US English

A newspaper or magazine column containing advertisements from readers looking for a lover or friend