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  • n  a line of units following one after another
  • 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
  • n  a vertical array of numbers or other information
    he added a column of numbers
  • n  anything that approximates the shape of a column or tower
    the test tube held a column of white powder
  • n  an article giving opinions or perspectives
  • n  a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
  • n  (architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
  • n  a page or text that is vertically divided
    the newspaper devoted several columns to the subject
    the bookkeeper used pages that were divided into columns
  • n  any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body
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  • Heather Wilson in USA Today
    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.
  • Joe Maddon in Kansas City Star
    I'm always into some crazy ideas myself,Maddon said. "I would just put that into the column that it didn't quite work."

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