Shaft+of+a+column

  • 1 column — n. series of articles 1) a syndicated column (in a newspaper) vertical division of a page 2) advertising (esp. BE) columns; correspondence (esp. BE) columns; a personal; society; sports column list of numbers 3) to add up a column shaft 4) a… …

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  • 2 shaft-ring — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a decorative annulet on the shaft of a column …

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  • 3 Shaft — Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Shaft alley — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Shaft furnace — Shaft Shaft, n. [OE. shaft, schaft, AS. sceaft; akin to D. schacht, OHG. scaft, G. schaft, Dan. & Sw. skaft handle, haft, Icel. skapt, and probably to L. scapus, Gr. ????, ????, a staff. Probably originally, a shaven or smoothed rod. Cf. {Scape} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 shaft — [shaft, shäft] n. [ME schaft < OE sceaft, akin to Ger schaft < IE base * (s)kap , to cut with a sharp tool > SHAVE, Gr skapos, rod, L scapus, shaft, stalk] 1. a) the long stem or body of an arrow or spear b) an arrow or spear 2. a… …

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  • 7 shaft´like´ — shaft «shaft, shahft», noun, verb. –n. 1. a bar to support parts of a machine that turn, or to help move parts such as gears or pulleys, or to transmit power from one part of a machine to another, such as the drive shaft of an automobile. 2. a… …

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  • 8 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Column rule — 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,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Column — • Architectural term for a supporting pillar Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Column     Column     † …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 11 column — [käl′əm] n. [ME & OFr colomne < L columna, collateral form of columen, column, pillar < IE base * kel , to project > HILL, HOLM1, Gr kolophōn] 1. a slender upright structure, generally consisting of a cylindrical shaft, a base, and a… …

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  • 12 column — [n1] line, procession cavalcade, company, file, list, platoon, queue, rank, row, string, train; concepts 432,727 column [n2] pillar brace, buttress, caryatid, colonnade, cylinder, mast, minaret, monolith, monument, obelisk, pedestal, peristyle,… …

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  • 13 shaft — ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow part forming the handle of a tool or club, the body of a spear or arrow, or similar. 2) a ray of light or bolt of lightning. 3) a long, narrow, typically vertical hole giving access to a mine, accommodating a lift, etc.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 column — ► NOUN 1) an upright pillar supporting an arch or other structure or standing alone as a monument. 2) a line of people or vehicles moving in the same direction. 3) a vertical division of a page or text. 4) a regular section of a newspaper or… …

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  • 15 Column — For other uses, see Column (disambiguation). National Capitol Columns at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, D.C …

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  • 16 Column of Marcus Aurelius — The Column of Marcus Aurelius in Piazza Colonna …

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  • 17 COLUMN —    Columns developed as ornate, cylindrical posts that functioned as part of the post and lintel structural system. These pillars were originally modeled after trees or other forms of upright vegetation. A column is typically divided into three… …

    Historical Dictionary of Architecture

  • 18 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… …

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  • 19 shaft — shaftless, adj. shaftlike, adj. /shaft, shahft/, n. 1. a long pole forming the body of various weapons, as lances, halberds, or arrows. 2. something directed or barbed as in sharp attack: shafts of sarcasm. 3. a ray or beam: a shaft of sunlight.… …

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  • 20 Column of Arcadius — Reconstruction of the column of Arcadius The column of Arcadius was a Roman triumphal column begun in 401 in the forum of Arcadius in Constantinople to commemorate Arcadius s triumph over the Goths under Gainas in 400. Arcadius died in 408, but… …

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