follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

short column

noun
1.
a column whose relative dimensions ensure that when it is overloaded it fails by crushing, rather than buckling
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for short column
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Word Value for short

8
7
Scrabble Words With Friends