column

column
عَمُود \ beam: a thick piece of wood, esp. as supporting a roof. column: pillar (usu. of stone); one of the strips of printed material on a page, esp. in a newspaper: She writes the column on business news. pillar: a strong post of wood, iron or stone (as support for a roof, or as an ornament). pole: a long stick or metal bar: The soldier carried a flag on a wooden pole, a very large metal or wooden post, that holds up telephone wires, etc.. post: a bar of wood or metal, fixed in an upright position (to hold a fence in place, to mark a spot, to hold sth. up where it can be seen, etc.): a gatepost; the winning post at a race; a signpost. shaft: a bar or pole (of wood or metal) that forms part of a machine or vehicle or weapon: the shafts of a cart (by which it is drawn). staff: a pole: a flagstaff.

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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