columnnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɒl.əm/ us /ˈkɑː.ləm/
column noun [ C ] (PRINTING)
- She wrote into an agony column.
- She uses her newspaper column to expound her views on environmental issues.
- I looked quickly down the column of figures.
- Look carefully at these questions and mark your answers down in the right-hand column.
- Tens go in the left-hand column and units in the right.
column noun [ C ] (BUILDING)
B2 a tall, vertical stone post, used as a support for a roof or in classical buildings (= in the style of ancient Greece or Rome) for decoration, or standing alone as a monument (= a symbol of respect for a special person or event)石柱；紀念柱
- The central twelve-foot column is surmounted by a bronze angel with outspread wings.
- The vertebral column surrounds and protects the spinal cord.
- Could you recognize a Grecian column?
- The entrance porch is supported by a row of majestic columns.