Translation of "column" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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columnnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒl.əm/ us /ˈkɑː.ləm/

column noun [ C ] (PRINTING)

B2 one of several vertical blocks of print into which a page of a newspaper or magazine is divided

(報紙、雜誌上的)欄
I didn't have time to read the whole article - just the first column. 我沒有時間讀整篇文章——只看了第一欄。

a piece of writing in a newspaper or magazine, usually on a particular subject, that is always written by the same person and appears regularly

(報紙、雜誌上的)欄目,專欄
She writes a weekly fashion/gossip column for the Evening Standard. 她每週都在《旗幟晚報》的時尚/漫談專欄中發表文章。

C1 any vertical block of words or numbers

(詞或數字的)縱列
Add the column of figures and divide the sum by three. 把這列數字相加,再將總數除以3。

More examples

  • 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 roof of the temple was held up by a row of thick stone columns. 這座寺廟的屋頂由一排粗大的石柱支撐著。
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square 特拉法加廣場上的納爾遜紀念柱
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column of sth

something with a tall, narrow shape

…柱
A column of smoke rose from the chimney. 煙裡冒出了一柱煙。

a line of moving people or vehicles

一隊,一列(移動的人或車輛)
a column of refugees 一隊難民

More examples

  • 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.

(Translation of “column” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)