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  • having the shape of a column
  • constructed with columns
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Co*lum"*nar (?), a. [L. columnaris, fr. columna.] Formed in columns; having the form of a column or columns; like the shaft of a column.

Columnar epithelium(Anat.), epithelium in which the cells are prismatic in form, and set upright on the surface they cover. -- Columnar structure(Geol.), a structure consisting of more or less regular columns, usually six-sided, but sometimes with eight or more sides. The columns are often fractured transversely, with a cup joint, showing a concave surface above. This structure is characteristic of certain igneous rocks, as basalt, and is due to contraction in cooling.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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