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Definition of column
1an upright pillar, typically cylindrical and made of stone or concrete, supporting an entablature, arch, or other structure or standing alone as a monument. a vertical, roughly cylindrical thing:a great column of smoke an upright shaft forming part of a machine and typically used for controlling it:a Spitfire control column 2a vertical division of a page or text. a vertical arrangement of figures or other information. a section of a newspaper or magazine regularly devoted to a particular subject or written by a particular person. 3one or more lines of people or vehicles moving in the same direction:a column of tanks moved northwest we walked in a column Military a narrow-fronted deep formation of troops in successive lines. a military force or convoy of ships.
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