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noun as in line, procession

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In the figure below, the column on the left is a list of all pages.

In a recent newspaper column, Josefowitz wrote about the pandemic affording free time to tackle procrastinated tasks.

When placed on the column, each ring slid down to its correct position, if possible.

A pressure sensor on a tag attached to a shark’s fin recorded the animal’s swimming depth at one-second intervals as the shark moved up and down in the water column.

At the end of my five-day experiment, I created a spreadsheet of my results, with each group getting its own column.

Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.

Later that night, that same black-and-red banner would be seen again—in the column of marchers chanting for dead cops.

He branded it a fifth-column invasion into popular culture, normalizing radical, even communist ambitions.

My editor called and said, “Do a column on this Lena Dunham flap!”

His sign was the last one people saw as the column of marchers passed them, it read, “Am I next?”

My two eyes haven't quite the same focal length and this often puts me out of the straight with a column of figures.

The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.

He leaned against that same stone column, thinking, searching in his mind, feeling acutely.

Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.

The last thing—against the skyline—a little column of French soldiers of the line charging back upwards towards the lost redoubt.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to column, such as: file, list, cavalcade, company, platoon, and queue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.