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abutment meaning

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  • Noun: abutment  u'bútmunt
    1. Point of contact between two objects or parts 
    2. A masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge

    Derived forms: abutments

    See also: abut

    Type of: point, support

    Encyclopedia: Abutment


  • [Architecture]

    A masonry mass (or the like) which receives the thrust of an arch, vault, or strut.

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  • [Civil engineering]
    "A surface or mass provided to withstand thrust, for example, end supports of an arch or a bridge."

  • [Medicine]
    n : a tooth to which a prosthetic appliance (as a denture) is attached for support
Examples
  • An area behind the west abutment was utilized as the assembly shop.
  • Bases which carry horizontal load, for example under arches, are usually called abutments.
  • Stone bridges consist of pillars, abutments and arches made up of stones held together by mortar.
  • Discussion on reasonable structure pattern of u-shaped abutment
  • Application of slant let rigid-framed bridge without abutment
  • Can the stealth shouldered abutment be modified
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  • abutment design passenger dedicated railway line
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