col definition

  • noun:
    • A pass between two hill peaks or a gap in a ridge.
    • A dip between mountain peaks in a summit-line.
    • a brief ridge connecting two greater elevations or mountains; the pass over such a ridge.
    • A narrow pass between two mountain peaks: a phrase used in English by some authors on alpine geology and mountaineering.
    • The assimilated kind of com-, con-, before l. See com-, con-.
    • An abbreviation of Colonel as a title, and
    • of Colossians.
    • [lowercase] An apothecaries' abbreviation of coliander, an obsolete type of coriander.
    • A name distributed by Abercrom by in 1887 toward region on a weather-map between two anticyclones, in which the isobars show a connecting neck or thin area of lower stress analogous towards the col that affords a passage from one hill peak to its neighbor: to not ever be confounded with a trough or a location of low pressure.
    • a pass between mountain peaks
    • A pass between two hill peaks or a gap in a ridge.
    • A dip between mountain peaks in a summit-line.
    • a quick ridge linking two greater elevations or mountains; the pass over these types of a ridge.
    • A narrow pass between two mountain peaks: a term used in English by some writers on alpine geology and mountaineering.
    • The assimilated form of com-, con-, before l. See com-, con-.
    • An abbreviation of Colonel as a title, and
    • of Colossians.
    • [lowercase] An apothecaries' abbreviation of coliander, an obsolete form of coriander.
    • A name distributed by Abercrom by in 1887 toward region on a weather-map between two anticyclones, where in actuality the isobars reveal a connecting neck or narrow area of lower pressure analogous into col that affords a passage from mountain top to its next-door neighbor: to not ever be confounded with a trough or a location of low-pressure.
    • a pass between mountain peaks

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