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synonyms for columnar

  • barrel-shaped
  • circular
  • cylindric
  • round
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How to use columnar in a sentence

Fragment, apparently from a columnar mass, of a stone intermediate between clink-stone and compact felspar.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The north of Blue-Mud Bay has furnished also specimens of ancient sandstone; with columnar rocks, probably of clink-stone.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Michael was informed of their disgrace by dark-eyed Mallock whose father wrote columnar letters to The Times.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The great columnar rampart ran almost north and south and the tent was on its eastern side.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Long years of labor by artists the most unconscious of their skill had been given to modelling these columnar firs.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
Then one sees the wet walls of limestone and the curiously-formed isolated pieces of rock that almost suggest columnar basalt.
YORKSHIRE PAINTED AND DESCRIBEDGORDON HOME
In the midst of the cataract two columnar rocks rise perpendicularly, dividing the fall into three unequal parts.
LETTERS FROM SWITZERLANDSAMUEL IRENUS PRIME
This mass, of a columnar shape, originally embraced a piece of stone which the Indian finding it had detached.
SUMMARY NARRATIVE OF AN EXPLORATORY EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, IN 1820HENRY ROWE SCHOOLCRAFT
The platy parting is the more common, but the columnar or prismatic parting is well exhibited at several localities.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
So resistant is the columnar basalt in this locality that the ice has been unable to hew out a wider passage.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COLUMNAR

  • barrel-shaped
  • circular
  • columnar
  • cylindric
  • round
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