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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having the shape of a column.
  • adj. Constructed with or having columns.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having the shape of a column.
  • adj. Constructed with columns.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Formed in columns; having the form of a column or columns; like the shaft of a column.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of a column; formed in columns; like the shaft of a column.
  • Of or pertaining to columns, or to a column.
  • In geology, divided into columns, by tension-joints, as is frequent in flows of basalt. The Giant's Causeway, in Ireland, is a famous instance.
  • Arranged, written, or printed in columns, as in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc., writing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having the form of a column
  • adj. characterized by columns

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