column column  /ˈkɑ ləm/


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


  1. Column: Golf and 'Crime-Stoppers' a Dangerous Mix

    Column: Letting armchair officials police the sport a disaster waiting to happen        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. Column: Another Mickelson Story at the US Open

    Column: Mickelson adds another chapter to long US Open story        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Column: 'He Already Won _ Just by Being Here'

    Column: Long shot Jesse Smith finally makes field, a reminder why it's called the US Open        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ABC News

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  1. "To say people must have a passport to travel and not give people a passport is right up there in the stupid column," said Rep. Heather Wilson, RN.M., who urged the State Department to lift the rule last month.
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: Heather Wilson Source: USA Today

  2. "I'm always into some crazy ideas myself," Maddon said. "I would just put that into the column that it didn't quite work."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Joe Maddon Source: Kansas City Star

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