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COLUMN





Definition:

  1. [noun] a line of (usually military) units following one after another

  2. [noun] 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
    Synonyms: chromatography

  3. [noun] a linear array of numbers one above another

  4. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: tower, pillar

  5. [noun] an article giving opinions or perspectives
    Synonyms: editorial, newspaper

  6. [noun] a vertical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (as a monument or a column of air)
    Synonyms: pillar

  7. [noun] (architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure
    Synonyms: pillar

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