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1. A vertical support; in an order it consists of a shaft and capital, often resting on a base.
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2. A structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below.
  
 
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1. A vertical support; in an order it consists of a shaft and capital, often resting on a base.

2. A structural element that transmits, through compression, the weight of the structure above to other structural elements below.