column formation
A formation in which elements are placed one behind the other.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Column 88 — was a neo nazi paramilitary organization based in the United Kingdom. It was formed in the early 1970s, and disbanded in the early 1980s. The members of Column 88 undertook military training under the supervision of a former Royal Marine Commando …   Wikipedia

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  • Formation — For*ma tion (f[o^]r*m[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. formatio: cf. F. formation.] 1. The act of giving form or shape to anything; a forming; a shaping. Beattie. [1913 Webster] 2. The manner in which a thing is formed; structure; construction; conformation; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • column — columned /kol euhmd/, columnated /kol euhm nay tid/, adj. /kol euhm/, n. 1. Archit. a. a rigid, relatively slender, upright support, composed of relatively few pieces. b. a decorative pillar, most often composed of stone and typically having a… …   Universalium

  • Formation evaluation — In petroleum exploration and development, formation evaluation is used to determine the ability of a borehole to produce petroleum. Essentially, it is the process of recognizing a commercial well when you drill one .Modern rotary drilling usually …   Wikipedia

  • column — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pillar, shaft; formation (of troops, figures, etc.); article, byline. See continuity, rotundity, support, combatant, news, height. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A post] Syn. pillar, support, prop, shaft,… …   English dictionary for students

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