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sixth column

noun
1.
the persons residing in a country at war who are devoted to aiding the fifth column in its activities, especially by lowering morale, spreading rumors, etc.
2.
the persons residing in a country at war who are devoted to blocking the efforts of the fifth column.
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  • The fifth column shows maximum local sales tax rates, and the sixth column shows local lodging tax rates.
  • The manner in which the controlled substance is supplied must be entered in the sixth column.
  • The vessel was placed in the last row of the sixth column of the convoy.
  • The sixth column automatically computes the day on which the initial indemnity check was mailed.
  • The sixth column shows, for each state, the difference between high-cost support to non-rural carriers and contributions.
  • The mean of their four results is given in the sixth column.
  • The sixth column contains the time at which the corresponding data values are recorded.
  • The sixth column presents the net health benefit calculated for each screening modality.
  • The sixth column on the exhibit is labeled overruns and underruns.
  • The sixth column shows the calendar year in which the maximum stage and discharge for the indicated period occurred.

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