Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of the three columns, of twelve figures each, stamped upon a roulette-table.

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Examples

  • Packing media (2-3 cm glass balls) had already been used by Nicolas Clement of France in an alcohol still referred to as a colonne absorbante and cascade chimique.

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  • I understood later on my parents might have been concerned with the chairs, and our good manners, but in fact, they were much more concerned with our "colonne vertébrale" (spine).

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  • Some of the older Dave Alsop sculpted Old Glory limited edition French, painted as legere unit, seen operating in a colonne serre formation.

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  • The French 51e de Ligne advances in colonne serre formation column of open companies or grand divisions with some Baden Jagers screening their front.

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  • Musica presa dalle colonne sonore originali di Transformers e The Dark Knight.

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  • In 1948, in my primary school, we had our first "visite médicale" - we got our first jabs, height and weight were recorded, and a doctor checked our shoulders and back (!) to make sure we didn't develop a "déformation de la colonne vertébrale" (scoliose)!

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  • I understood later on my parents might have been concerned with the chairs, and our good manners, but in fact, they were much more concerned with our "colonne vertébrale" spine.

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  • Meme pas un pitit mot dans la colonne des defauts!!

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  • He did so mercilessly in his Siege de la colonne de Pompée, showing the scholars perched atop an ancient column known as Pompey's Pillar and fending off attacking Mamelukes with a barrage of books and scientific instruments.

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  • En principe c'est simple, il suffit d'aller sur la page de la personne et de cliquer “add” dans la colonne de droite.

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