abut (n) abutment

abut (n) abutment
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Англо-русский словарь по ядерным испытаниям и горному делу. 2013.

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  • abutment — abut·ment /ə bət mənt/ n: the place at which abutting occurs at the abutment of two properties Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. abutment …   Law dictionary

  • abutment — (n.) 1640s, from ABUT (Cf. abut) + MENT (Cf. ment). Originally any junction; the architectural usage is attested from 1793 (the notion is of the meeting place of the arches of a bridge, etc.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • abutment — abut·ment …   English syllables

  • abutment — /euh but meuhnt/, n. 1. Archit., Civ. Eng. a. a masonry mass supporting and receiving the thrust of part of an arch or vault. b. a force that serves to abut an arch or vault. c. a mass, as of masonry, receiving the arch, beam, truss, etc., at… …   Universalium

  • abutment — In dentistry, a natural tooth or implanted tooth substitute, used for the support or anchorage of a fixed or removable prosthesis. auxiliary a. a tooth other than the one supporting the direct retainer, assisting in the overall support …   Medical dictionary

  • abut — /euh but /, v., abutted, abutting. v.i. 1. to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often fol. by on, upon, or against): This piece of land abuts on a street. v.t. 2. to be adjacent to; border on; end at. 3. to support by an abutment …   Universalium

  • abut — abbr. abutment …   Dictionary of English abbreviation

  • abut — a•but [[t]əˈbʌt[/t]] v. a•but•ted, a•but•ting 1) to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often fol. by on, upon, or against) 2) to be adjacent to; border on; end at 3) to support by an abutment • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME < MF,… …   From formal English to slang

  • abutment — a•but•ment [[t]əˈbʌt mənt[/t]] n. 1) civ archit. a) a masonry mass supporting and receiving the thrust of part of an arch or vault b) a mass, as of masonry, receiving the arch, beam, truss, etc., at each end of a bridge 2) the place where… …   From formal English to slang

  • abut —   v.i & t. be adjacent to; lean upon.    ♦ abutment, n. supporting part of arch, etc.; part of bridge next to land …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abut·ment — /əˈbʌtmənt/ noun, pl ments [count] technical : a heavy structure that supports something (such as a bridge) The car crashed into a bridge abutment …   Useful english dictionary


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