COLUMN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of COLUMN
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column
 n.  a tall solid upright stone post
 n.  part of a newspaper regularly dealing with a particular subject
Classic Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
1  She was a pretty and, as it is called, 'advanced' girl; she used to read the serious articles in the 'Science' column of the journals.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  A small but distinctly visible enemy column was moving down the hill, probably to strengthen the front line.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVII
3  All eyes fastened involuntarily on this French column advancing against them and winding down over the uneven ground.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
4  The head of the column had already descended into the hollow.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
5  A cannon ball, cleaving the air, flew over the heads of Bagration and his suite, and fell into the column to the measure of "Left."
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
6  The head of the French column, with its officers leading, appeared from below the hill.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XVIII
7  Austrian column guides were moving in and out among the Russian troops and served as heralds of the advance.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
8  The column moved forward without knowing where and unable, from the masses around them, the smoke and the increasing fog, to see either the place they were leaving or that to which they were going.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
9  The fourth column, with which Kutuzov was, stood on the Pratzen Heights.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XIV
10  He greeted the men of the foremost regiment and gave them the order to march, thereby indicating that he intended to lead that column himself.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
11  An Austrian officer in a white uniform with green plumes in his hat galloped up to Kutuzov and asked in the Emperor's name had the fourth column advanced into action.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
12  He touched his horse and having called Miloradovich, the commander of the column, gave him the order to advance.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XV
13  When he had gone less than half a mile in the rear of the column he stopped at a solitary, deserted house that had probably once been an inn, where two roads parted.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
14  With the naked eye Prince Andrew saw below them to the right, not more than five hundred paces from where Kutuzov was standing, a dense French column coming up to meet the Apsherons.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XVI
15  To the right stood our infantry in a dense column: they were the reserve.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Add up the numbers in each column.
2  Whatever you do, work hard at it and don't try to dodge the column.
3  The new device emits a powerful circular column of light.
4  She writes a regular column for a national newspaper.
5  He always looks down the column of the TV program in the newspaper before he starts reading the news.
6  We must first calculate the effect of this change on the resource column.
7  She writes a weekly fashion/gossip column for the Evening Standard.
8  Every Italian chat show, gossip column, and newspaper, is full of the speculation of where the Hollywood couple will marry.
9  This column is the latest in our series of interview articles.
10  They saw a column still vertical amid the ruins.
11  In her column "Ask Beth," the columnist invites young readers to send her any query about life and love.
12  These columns bear the weight of the roof.
13  The dome was supported by white marble columns.
14  The jet-setting couple made frequent appearances in the gossip columns.
15  The builders have perched a light concrete dome on eight slender columns.