Babylon 10
Simply the best definition!

Download it's free


Wikipedia English The Free Encyclopedia

Download this dictionary
Column or pillar in architecture and structural engineering is a structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below. In other words, a column is a compression member. The term column applies especially to a large round support with a capital and base and made of stone, or appearing to be so. A small wooden or metal support is typically called a post, and supports with a rectangular or other non-round section are usually called piers. For the purpose of wind or earthquake engineering, columns may be designed to resist lateral forces. Other compression members are often termed "columns" because of the similar stress conditions. Columns are frequently used to support beams or arches on which the upper parts of walls or ceilings rest. In architecture, "column" refers to such a structural element that also has certain proportional and decorative features. A column might also be a decorative element not needed for structural purposes; many columns are "engaged", that is to say form part of a wall.

See more at

© This article uses material from Wikipedia® and is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License and under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Wikipedia Nederlands De vrije encyclopedie

Download this dictionary
Een column is een met regelmaat verschijnend, kort stukje proza van een bepaalde auteur (columnist). Vaak wordt een column in een krant of tijdschrift gepubliceerd, maar ook een gesproken column op radio of televisie, of publicatie op internet komen voor.

Zie meer op

© Dit artikel maakt gebruik van materiaal uit Wikipedia® en valt onder de GNU-licentie voor vrije documentatie en onder de licentie Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen

Wikipedia Español La enciclopedia libre

Download this dictionary
Columna (arquitectura)
Una columna es un elemento arquitectónico vertical y de forma alargada que normalmente tiene funciones estructurales, aunque también pueden erigirse con fines decorativos. De ordinario, su sección es circular, pues cuando es cuadrangular suele denominarse pilar, o pilastra si está adosada a un muro. La columna clásica está formada por tres elementos: basafuste y capitel.

Ver más en

© Este artículo utiliza contenidos de Wikipedia® y está disponible bajo los términos de la Licencia de documentación libre GNU

Wikipédia Français

Download this dictionary
Colonne (architecture)
En architectureameublementsculpture et ingénierie des structures, une colonne est un support vertical dont le plan est un cercle (colonne cylindrique) ou un polygone régulier à plus de quatre côtés (colonne polygonale). Elle se distingue du pilier et du pilastre.

Pour la suite, voir Wikipé…

Cette page d’ répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.
Columns ("colonnes" en anglais) peut faire référence à :
  • Columns, un terme lié à la programmation linéaire,
  • Columns, un jeu vidéo de Sega sorti en 1990.

Pour la suite, voir Wikipé…

© Cet article se sert du contenu de Wikipédia® et est autorisé sous les termes de la Licence de Documentation libre GNU

Svenska Wikipedia – den fria encyklopedin

Download this dictionary
För den militära termen, se Kolonn (militär).
För destilleringsapparaten, se Kolonnbrännare.

Se mer på Wikipedia.οrg…

© Den här artikeln använder material från Wikipedia® och är licensierad enligt GNU Free Documentation License

| column in English | column in French | column in Italian | column in Spanish | column in Dutch | column in Portuguese | column in German | column in Russian | column in Japanese | column in Greek | column in Korean | column in Turkish | column in Hebrew | column in Arabic | column in Thai | column in Other Eastern-European languages | column in Other Western-European languages | column in Other Russian languages | column in Polish | column in Hungarian | column in Czech | column in Lithuanian | column in Latvian | column in Catalan | column in Croatian | column in Serbian | column in Albanian | column in Urdu | column in Slovenian | column in Estonian | column in Bulgarian | column in Danish | column in Finnish | column in Norwegian | column in Romanian | column in Swedish | column in Ukrainian | column in Farsi | column in Macedonian | column in Afrikaans | column in Hindi