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2 definitions found
 for Clustered column
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Column \Col"umn\, n. [L. columna, fr. columen, culmen, fr.
     cellere (used only in comp.), akin to E. excel, and prob. to
     holm. See Holm, and cf. Colonel.]
     1. (Arch.) A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal
        support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc., somewhat
        ornamented, and usually composed of base, shaft, and
        capital. See Order.
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     2. Anything resembling, in form or position, a column in
        architecture; an upright body or mass; a shaft or obelisk;
        as, a column of air, of water, of mercury, etc.; the
        Column Vend[^o]me; the spinal column.
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     3. (Mil.)
        (a) A body of troops formed in ranks, one behind the
            other; -- contradistinguished from line. Compare
            Ploy, and Deploy.
        (b) A small army.
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     4. (Naut.) A number of ships so arranged as to follow one
        another in single or double file or in squadrons; -- in
        distinction from "line", where they are side by side.
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     5. (Print.) A perpendicular set of lines, not extending
        across the page, and separated from other matter by a rule
        or blank space; as, a column in a newspaper.
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     6. (Arith.) A perpendicular line of figures.
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     7. (Bot.) The body formed by the union of the stamens in the
        Mallow family, or of the stamens and pistil in the
        orchids.
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     8. (Print.) one of a series of articles written in a
        periodical, usually under the same title and at regular
        intervals; it may be written and signed by one or more
        authors, or may appear pseudonymously or anonymously, as
        an editorial column. "Safire's weekly column On Language
        in the New York Times is usually more interesting (and
        probably more accurate) than his political column." --P.
        Cassidy
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     Attached column. See under Attach, v. t.
  
     Clustered column. See under Cluster, v. t.
  
     Column rule, a thin strip of brass separating columns of
        type in the form, and making a line between them in
        printing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cluster \Clus"ter\, v. t.
     To collect into a cluster or clusters; to gather into a bunch
     or close body.
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           Not less the bee would range her cells, . . .
           The foxglove cluster dappled bells.      --Tennyson.
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           Or from the forest falls the clustered snow. --Thomson.
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     Clustered column (Arch.), a column which is composed, or
        appears to be composed, of several columns collected
        together.
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