[kol; French kawl]
noun, plural cols [kolz; French kawl] .
Physical Geography. a pass or depression in a mountain range or ridge.
Meteorology. the region of relatively low pressure between two anticyclones.

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col (kɒl, French kɔl)
1.  the lowest point of a ridge connecting two mountain peaks, often constituting a pass
2.  meteorol a pressure region between two anticyclones and two depressions, associated with variable weather
[C19: from French: neck, col, from Latin collum neck]

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col (kŏl)
A craterlike area of the interproximal oral mucosa joining the lingual and buccal interdental papillae.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. Colorado Rockies

  2. Columba (constellation)

  3. computer-oriented language

  4. cost of living

  5. Council on Ocean Law

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