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It Has 6 letters ( c o l u m n )         2 vowels ( o u )         4 consonants ( c l m n )         Word on the contrary nmuloc

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old French _columne_, from Latin _columna_ (“a column, pillar, post”), originally a collateral form of _columen_, contraction _culmen_ (“a pillar, top, crown, summit”), o-grade form from a Proto-Indo-European _*kʷel-_ (“going around”). Akin to Latin _collis_ (“a hill”), _celsus_ (“high”), probably to Ancient Greek _κολοφών_ (kolophṓn, “top, summit”).

From Old French columne, from Latin columna (a column, pillar, post), originally a collateral form of columen, contraction culmen (a pillar, top, crown, summit), o-grade form from a Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (going around). Akin to Latin collis (a hill), celsus (high), probably to Ancient Greek κολοφών (kolophṓn, top, summit).

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒləm/ * (US) enPR: kŏl'əm, IPA(key): /ˈkɑləm/ * Rhymes: -ɒləm

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English - Noun

COLUMN (_plural_ COLUMNS) * (architecture) A solid upright structure designed usually to support a larger structure above it, such as a roof or horizontal beam, but sometimes for decoration. * A vertical line of entries in a table, usually read from top to bottom. * A body of troops or army vehicles, usually strung out along a road. * A body of text meant to be read line by line, especially in printed material that has multiple adjacent such on a single page. _It was too hard to read the text across the whole page, so I split it into two COLUMNS._ * A unit of width, especially of advertisements, in a periodical, equivalent to the width of a usual column of text. _Each COLUMN inch costs $300 a week; this ad is four columns by three inches, so will run $3600 a week._ * (by extension) A recurring feature in a periodical, especially an opinion piece, especially by a single author or small rotating group of authors, or on a single theme. _His initial foray into print media was as the author of a weekly COLUMN in his elementary-school newspaper._ * Something having similar vertical form or structure to the things mentioned above, such as a spinal column. * (botany) The gynostemium SYNONYMS * (upright structure): post, pillar, sile ANTONYMS * (line of table entries): row (which is horizontal) HYPERNYMS * (upright structure): beam TRANSLATIONS EXTERNAL LINKS * column in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * column in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

column (plural columns)

  1. (architecture) A solid upright structure designed usually to support a larger structure above it, such as a roof or horizontal beam, but sometimes for decoration.
  2. A vertical line of entries in a table, usually read from top to bottom.
  3. A body of troops or army vehicles, usually strung out along a road.
  4. A body of text meant to be read line by line, especially in printed material that has multiple adjacent such on a single page.
    It was too hard to read the text across the whole page, so I split it into two columns.
  5. A unit of width, especially of advertisements, in a periodical, equivalent to the width of a usual column of text.
    Each column inch costs $300 a week; this ad is four columns by three inches, so will run $3600 a week.
  6. (by extension) A recurring feature in a periodical, especially an opinion piece, especially by a single author or small rotating group of authors, or on a single theme.
    His initial foray into print media was as the author of a weekly column in his elementary-school newspaper.
  7. Something having similar vertical form or structure to the things mentioned above, such as a spinal column.
  8. (botany) The gynostemium

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