[ in-ter-kuh-luhm-nee-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɪn tər kəˌlʌm niˈeɪ ʃən /
the space between two adjacent columns, usually the clear space between the lower parts of the shafts.
the system of spacing between columns.
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Origin of intercolumniation
OTHER WORDS FROM intercolumniationin·ter·co·lum·nal, in·ter·co·lum·nar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for intercolumniation
/ (ˌɪntəkəˌlʌmnɪˈeɪʃən) /
the horizontal distance between two adjacent columns
the system of spacing for a set of columns
Derived forms of intercolumniationintercolumnar, adjective
Word Origin for intercolumniation
C17: from Latin intercolumnium space between two columns
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