- a rigid, relatively slender, upright support, composed of relatively few pieces.
- a decorative pillar, most often composed of stone and typically having a cylindrical or polygonal shaft with a capital and usually a base.
- columbus day,
- columbus, christopher,
- columcille, saint,
- column chromatography,
- column dress,
- column inch,
- column of fornix,
- column vector
Origin of column
Examples from the Web for columnated
These long ranges of columnated arcades, impart great elegance to the general aspect of the place.The American Quarterly Review|Various
- a form or structure in the shape of a columna column of air
- a monument
- any of two or more vertical sections of type on a printed page, esp on a newspaper page
- a regular article or feature in a paperthe fashion column
Word Origin for column
mid-15c., "vertical division of a page," also "a pillar, post," from Old French colombe (12c., Modern French colonne "column, pillar"), from Latin columna "pillar," collateral form of columen "top, summit," from PIE root *kel- "to project" (see hill). Sense of "matter written for a newspaper" dates from 1785.