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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·lum·nar /kəˈlʌmnɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 co·lum·nar /kəˈləmnɚ/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·lum·nar a.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the form of a column; "trees with columned trunks";
             "columnar forms"; "a columnlike tree trunk" [syn: columniform,
      2: characterized by columns; "columnar construction"