Crossword clues for colon
- Aspinwall, today
- Sirs follower
- Punctuation mark
- Panamanian punctuation?
- Panamanian city
- A province of Panama
- Costa Rican's dollar
- Analogy mark
- Panamanian port
- Frequent follower of Sirs
- City on the Panama Canal
- Piggyback periods
- Dot over dot
- It follows "Sirs"
- A terminus of 56 Across
- Panama Canal city
- Canal city
- Sentence divider
- Columbus, to 20 Across
- Theme of this puzzle
- List preceder
- Intestine part
- Upended umlaut
- Two points in time?
- Money of Costa Rica
- Two points
- Two points?
- Something seen after hours?
- Port on the Panama Canal
- A punctuation mark () used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
- The part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum
- It extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
- The basic unit of money in El Salvador
- Equal to 100 centavos
- The basic unit of money in Costa Rica
- Equal to 100 centimos
- A port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Condor \Con"dor\ (k[o^]n"d[o^]r; in defs. 2 & 3, k[-o]n"d[-o]r), n. [Sp. condor, fr. Peruvian cuntur.]
(Zo["o]l.) A very large bird of the Vulture family ( Sarcorhamphus gryphus), found in the most elevated parts of the Andes.
(Zo["o]l.) The California vulture ( Gymnogyps californianus), also called California condor. [Local, U. S.]
Note: In the late 20th century it is classed as an endangered species. The California condor used to number in the thousands and ranged along the entire west coast of the United States. By 1982 only 21 to 24 individuals could be identified in the wild. A breeding program was instituted, and by 1996 over 50 birds were alive in captivity. As of 1997, fewer than ten of the bred birds had been reintroduced into the wild.
A gold coin of Chile, bearing the figure of a condor, and equal to twenty pesos. It contains 10.98356 grams of gold, and is equivalent to about $7.29. Called also colon.
A gold coin of Colombia equivalent to about $9.6
It is no longer coined. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
punctuation mark, 1540s, from Latin colon "part of a poem," from Greek kolon (with a long initial -o-) "part of a verse," literally "limb, member" (especially the leg, but also of a tree limb), also, figuratively, "a clause of a sentence," from PIE root *(s)kel- (3) "bent, crooked" (see scoliosis). Meaning evolved from "independent clause" to punctuation mark that sets it off.
"large intestine," late 14c., from Latinized form of Greek kolon (with a short initial -o-) "large intestine," which is of unknown origin.
Etymology 1 n. 1 (context grammar English) The punctuation mark "'''(unsupported: :)'''". 2 (context rare English) The triangular colon (especially in context of not being able to type the actual triangular colon). 3 (context rhetoric English) A rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete. Etymology 2
n. (context anatomy English) Part of the large intestine; the final segment of the digestive system, after (distal to) the ileum and before (proximal to) the anus Etymology 3
n. 1 (context obsolete English) A husbandman. 2 A European colonial settler, especially in a French colony.
n. the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted
the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos [syn: El Salvadoran colon]
the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos [syn: Costa Rican colon]
a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal [syn: Aspinwall]
a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter)
Housing Units (2000): 54
Land area (2000): 0.132249 sq. miles (0.342524 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.132249 sq. miles (0.342524 sq. km)
FIPS code: 10005
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 41.297761 N, 96.606757 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 68018
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Housing Units (2000): 639
Land area (2000): 1.391219 sq. miles (3.603240 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.317522 sq. miles (0.822379 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.708741 sq. miles (4.425619 sq. km)
FIPS code: 17360
Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
Location: 41.955853 N, 85.322522 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 49040
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
The colon ( : ) is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line. A colon precedes an explanation, or an enumeration, or list. A colon is also used with ratios, titles and subtitles of books, city and publisher in bibliographies, Biblical citations between chapter and verse, and—in American English—to separate hours and minutes, for business letter salutations and in formal letter writing.
In Unicode, it is encoded at . Its alt code is alt+58.
Cristóbal Colón is a Spanish language name of explorer Christopher Columbus.
Colón may also refer to:
The colón (₡) refers to two Central American currencies:
- the Costa Rican colón (CRC), used in Costa Rica since 1896
- the Salvadoran colón (SVC), used in El Salvador from 1892 until 2001, when it was replaced by the American dollar
Colón is a station on Line 4 of the Madrid Metro. It is located in fare Zone A.
Colón is a metro station of the Metrovalencia network in Valencia, Spain. It is situated on Carrer de Colón, in the southeastern part of the city centre. The station is an underground structure.
Colon usually refers to:
- Colon (organ) or large intestine, the final section of the digestive system
- Colon (punctuation), the punctuation mark " : "
It may also refer to:
- Costa Rican col%C3%B3n, the currency of Costa Rica
- Colon (CONFIG.SYS directive), usage of :label in DR DOS configuration files
- Colon (rhetoric), a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete
- Colon (grape), a French wine grape that is also known as Gros Verdot
- Colon classification, a library classification system named for the use of the punctuation mark
- Colon, Michigan, village located within Colon Township
- Colon, Nebraska, village in Saunders County
- Colón, Panama, a sea port on the coast of Panama
- Bartolo Colón, American baseball player for the New York Mets
- Fred Colon, fictional Discworld character
- Willie Colón, Puerto Rican salsa musician
- Willie Colon, American football (born 1983)
A colon (from Greek: , pl. , cola) is a rhetorical figure consisting of a clause which is grammatically, but not logically, complete. In Latin, it is called a membrum or membrum orationis.
Sentences consisting of two cola are called dicola; those with three are tricola. The corresponding adjectives are dicolic and tricolic; colic is not used in this sense. In writing, these cola are often separated by colons.
An isocolon is a sentence composed of cola of equal syllabic length.
The Septuagint used this system in the poetic books such as the Psalms. When Jerome translated the books of the Prophets, he arranged the text colometrically.
The colometric system was used in bilingual codices of New Testament, such as Codex Bezae and Codex Claromontanus. Some Greek and Latin manuscripts also used this system, including Codex Coislinianus and Codex Amiatinus.
Colón is a Spanish surname, comparable to the Italian and Portuguese Colombo, or English surname Columbus. Notable people with the surname include:
- Cristóbal Colón, the Spanish language name for the Genoese explorer Christopher Columbus (1451-1506)
- Bartolo Colón (born 1973), Dominican baseball pitcher
- Carlos Colón, Sr. (born 1948), Puerto Rican wrestler
- Carly Colón (born 1979), Puerto Rican wrestler, son of Carlos Colón, Sr.
- Eddie Colón (born 1982), Puerto Rican wrestler, son of Carlos Colón, Sr.
- Orlando Colón (born 1982), Puerto Rican wrestler, nephew of Carlos Colón, Sr.
- Willie Colón (born 1950), Puerto Rican American salsa musician
- Carlos Colón, musician, member of The Deadlines
Usage examples of "colon".
The sim waiter brought out my cola and a bottle of Bardolino with two wine glasses.
The large intestine is about five feet in length, and is divided into the Caecum, Colon, and Rectum.
It is from one to two inches in length, and is found attached by its head to the mucous membrane of the caecum, and, in rare instances, in the colon and small intestine.
This intestine is about five feet in length, and consists of the caecum, colon, and rectum.
It has three divisions, known as the caecum, the colon, and the rectum.
The caecum gradually blends into the second division of the large intestine, called the colon.
After a preliminary course in anatomy it was found that caecum and transverse colon also provided excellent sites for excitation.
Birthday, the frequently-used black microwave that can be found in most college dorms, a counter with bread crumbs, cheese bits, and cola stains, a sink of dirty plastic dishes, two pastel green love-seats, and one square wooden coffee-table that also serves as a foot-stool.
Rather, it is a simple fluoroscopic test used to study the large bowel, or colon.
Ramage had decided to continue in that direction because Colon had covered all the flat areas flanking the track from San Ildefonso to the point where he was captured.
Florendo cut, he found that this megacolon was jampacked from the base of the descending colon all the way up and half-way across the transverse colon.
When the colon is distended, it becomes a mechanical impediment to the free circulation of the blood in other organs, and causes congestion of the portal system, predisposing to chronic inflammation or cirrhosis of the liver.
She reached out and ordered her selections, cola, salad with the spiciest Thai dinner on the menu.
The path intersected the Margherita Bridge, Via Cola di Riezo, and passed through Piazza del Risorgimento, hitting no churches at all until it dead-ended abruptly at the center of St.
Nancy bought several large bottles of RC Cola, a six-pack of toilet paper, a pack of evil-looking black cigarillos, a bunch of bananas, and a pack of Doublemint chewing gum.