One of the three columns, of twelve figures each, stamped upon a roulette-table.(noun)
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Use "colonne" in a sentence
"Packing media (2-3 cm glass balls) had already been used by Nicolas Clement of France in an alcohol still referred to as a colonne absorbante and cascade chimique."
"In 1948, in my primary school, we had our first "visite médicale" - we got our first jabs, height and weight were recorded, and a doctor checked our shoulders and back (!) to make sure we didn't develop a "déformation de la colonne vertébrale" (scoliose)!"
"I understood later on my parents might have been concerned with the chairs, and our good manners, but in fact, they were much more concerned with our "colonne vertébrale" (spine)."