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Fifth vs. Column

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  • Fifth (adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number five.

  • Fifth (noun)

    The person or thing in the fifth position.

  • Fifth (noun)

    One of five equal parts of a whole.

  • Fifth (noun)

    The fifth gear of an engine.

  • Fifth (noun)

    A quantity of liquor equal to one-fifth of a gallon, or, more commonly, 750 milliliters.

  • Fifth (noun)

    The musical interval between one note and another seven semitones higher (the fifth note in the major/minor scale)

  • Fifth (noun)

    The fifth voice in a polyphonic melody.

  • Fifth (verb)

    A music technique. en

  • Fifth (verb)

    To support something fifth, after four others have already done so.

  • Column (noun)

    A solid upright structure designed usually to support a larger structure above it, such as a roof or horizontal beam, but sometimes for decoration.

  • Column (noun)

    A vertical line of entries in a table, usually read from top to bottom.

  • Column (noun)

    A body of troops or army vehicles, usually strung out along a road.

  • Column (noun)

    A body of text meant to be read line by line, especially in printed material that has multiple adjacent such on a single page.

    "It was too hard to read the text across the whole page, so I split it into two columns."

  • Column (noun)

    A unit of width, especially of advertisements, in a periodical, equivalent to the width of a usual column of text.

    "Each column inch costs $300 a week; this ad is four columns by three inches, so will run $3600 a week."

  • Column (noun)

    A recurring feature in a periodical, especially an opinion piece, especially by a single author or small rotating group of authors, or on a single theme.

    "His initial foray into print media was as the author of a weekly column in his elementary-school newspaper."

  • Column (noun)

    Something having similar vertical form or structure to the things mentioned above, such as a spinal column.

  • Column (noun)

    The gynostemium

  • Column (noun)

    (chemistry) An object used to separate the different components of a liquid or to purify chemical compounds.

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  • Fifth (adjective)

    Next in order after the fourth; - the ordinal of five.

  • Fifth (adjective)

    Consisting of one of five equal divisions of a thing.

  • Fifth (noun)

    The quotient of a unit divided by five; one of five equal parts; a fifth part.

  • Fifth (noun)

    The interval of three tones and a semitone, embracing five diatonic degrees of the scale; the dominant of any key.

  • Column (noun)

    A kind of pillar; a cylindrical or polygonal support for a roof, ceiling, statue, etc., somewhat ornamented, and usually composed of base, shaft, and capital. See Order.

  • Column (noun)

    Anything resembling, in form or position, a column in architecture; an upright body or mass; a shaft or obelisk; as, a column of air, of water, of mercury, etc.; the Column Vendôme; the spinal column.

  • Column (noun)

    A body of troops formed in ranks, one behind the other; - contradistinguished from line. Compare Ploy, and Deploy.

  • Column (noun)

    A number of ships so arranged as to follow one another in single or double file or in squadrons; - in distinction from "line", where they are side by side.

  • Column (noun)

    A perpendicular set of lines, not extending across the page, and separated from other matter by a rule or blank space; as, a column in a newspaper.

  • Column (noun)

    A perpendicular line of figures.

  • Column (noun)

    The body formed by the union of the stamens in the Mallow family, or of the stamens and pistil in the orchids.

  • Column (noun)

    one of a series of articles written in a periodical, usually under the same title and at regular intervals; it may be written and signed by one or more authors, or may appear pseudonymously or anonymously, as an editorial column.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Fifth (noun)

    a quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon

  • Fifth (noun)

    position five in a countable series of things;

    "he was fifth out of several hundred runners"

  • Fifth (noun)

    a fifth part

  • Fifth (noun)

    the musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

  • Fifth (adjective)

    coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position

  • Column (noun)

    a line of (usually military) units following one after another

  • Column (noun)

    a vertical glass tube used in column chromatography; a mixture is poured in the top and washed through a stationary substance where components of the mixture are adsorbed selectively to form colored bands

  • Column (noun)

    a linear array of numbers one above another

  • Column (noun)

    anything tall and thin approximating the shape of a column or tower;

    "the test tube held a column of white powder"

    "a tower of dust rose above the horizon"

    "a thin pillar of smoke betrayed their campsite"

  • Column (noun)

    an article giving opinions or perspectives

  • Column (noun)

    a vertical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (as a monument or a column of air)

  • Column (noun)

    (architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to support a structure

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