Col meaning

kŏl
The definition of a col is a space between mountain peaks, or a place of very high or low pressure between two cyclones.

An example of a col is a pass between two mountains.

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A pass between two mountain peaks or a gap in a ridge.
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Collect.
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College.
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Colony.
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Column.
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Colonel.
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Colorado.
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(bible) Colossians.
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A gap between peaks in a mountain range, used as a pass.
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(meteorol.) The point of lowest pressure between two anticyclones or the point of highest pressure between two cyclones.
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Collateral.
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Collected.
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Collector.
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College.
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Colony.
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Color.
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Column.
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(geo, proper) Colombia.
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Colonel.
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(bible, proper) Colossians.
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Colonel.
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Cost of living.
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Prefix com-

Collinear.

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A dip between mountain peaks in a summit-line.
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Loc., LOC.
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Origin of col

  • French from Old French neck from Latin collum kwel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French col, from Latin collum (“neck”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From colon

    From Wiktionary