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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
column /'kɔləm/
  • danh từ
    • cột, trụ ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • the columns of a building: những cột trụ của toà nhà
      • a column of smoke: cột khói
      • a column of figures: cột số
      • the spinal column: cột sống
      • the right-hand column of a page: cột bên phải của trang sách
    • hàng dọc; đội hình hàng dọc (đơn vị bộ đội, tàu chiến)
      • to march in two columns: đi thành hai hàng dọc
    • cột; mục (báo)
      • in our columns: trong tờ báo của chúng tôi
    • agony column
      • (xem) agony
    • fifth column
      • bọn cộng tác với địch (ở một nước đang có chiến tranh); bọn phản nước, bọn gián điệp
    • storming column: đội quân xung kích
Concise Dictionary
columns'kɒləm
noun
+a line of (usually military) units following one after another
+a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands
+a linear array of numbers one above another
+anything tall and relatively thin that approximates the shape of a column or tower
+an article giving opinions or perspectives
+a vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
+(architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a tall, solid, vertical post, usually round and made of stone, which supports or decorates a building or stands alone as a MONUMENT: The temple is supported by marble columns. + Nelson's Column in London
2 a thing shaped like a column: a column of smoke (= smoke rising straight up)
See also - SPINAL COLUMN, STEERING COLUMN
3 (abbreviation col.) one of the vertical sections into which the printed page of a book, newspaper, etc. is divided: a column of text + a dictionary with two columns per page + Put a mark in the appropriate column. + Their divorce filled a lot of column inches in the national papers (= got a lot of attention).
4 a part of a newspaper or magazine which appears regularly and deals with a particular subject or is written by a particular writer: the gossip / financial column + I always read her column in the local paper.
See also - AGONY COLUMN, PERSONAL COLUMN
5 a series of numbers or words arranged one under the other down a page: to add up a column of figures
6 a long, moving line of people or vehicles: a long column of troops and tanks
See also - FIFTH COLUMN+ noun
(AmE) = AGONY COLUMN, AGONY AUNT
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 tall stone post

ADJ.

huge, tall | fluted
colonnades of fluted Doric columns
| classical | Corinthian, Doric, Ionic

COLUMN + VERB

support sth
The roof is supported by four huge columns.

2 piece of writing in a newspaper

ADJ.

regular
He has a regular column in a weekly newspaper.
| daily, weekly, etc. | newspaper | agony, correspondence, death, editorial, financial, gossip, leader, letters, lonely hearts
(= with advertisements for a new lover or friend),
obituary, personal, travel

VERB + COLUMN

have, write | syndicate

COLUMN + NOUN

inches
So many column inches are devoted to film stars.

PREP.

in a/the ~
She saw his name in an obituary column.
| ~ about/on
a weekly column on films showing in London

3 long line of people, vehicles, etc.

ADJ.

huge, long | armoured, tank | marching

PREP.

in ~s
to march in columns
| ~ of
a column of troops

PHRASES

the head of the column


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