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col

noun \ ˈkäl \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of col

:saddle 3

Examples of col in a Sentence

  1. a remote col in the Alps

Origin and Etymology of col

French, from Middle French, neck, from Latin collum

col Synonyms

Synonyms
canyon, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddle
Related Words
abyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]

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col

abbreviation

Definition of col

1 colonial
2 colony
3 color; colored
4 column
5 counsel

Other Architecture Terms


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col

abbreviation
variants: or coll

Definition of col

1 collateral
2 collect; collected; collection
3 college; collegiate

Col

abbreviation

Definition of Col

1 colonel
2 Colorado
3 Colossians

COL

abbreviation

Definition of COL

1 colonel
2 cost of living

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col-

prefix

Definition of col-

— see com-

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col-

combining form
variants: or coli- or colo-

Definition of col-

1 :colon
  • colitis
  • colostomy
2
[New Latin Escherichia coli, species of colon bacillus]
:E. coli
  • coliform
  • coliphage

Origin and Etymology of col-

New Latin, from Latin colon


COL Defined for Kids

col.

abbreviation

Definition of col. for Students

column

Col.

abbreviation

Definition of Col. for Students

1 colonel
2 Colorado

col-

Definition of col- for Students

see com-

Medical Dictionary

col

abbreviation

medical Definition of col

1 colony
2 color

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