Meaning Abutment
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The part of a valley or canyon wall against which a dam is constructed. Right and left abutments are those on respective sides of an observer looking downstream.
Source: w1.weather.gov

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tooth or teeth on either side of a missing tooth that support a fixed or removable partial; also refers to a piece of metal or porcelain that is screwed on to an implant to allow a crown to be glued o [..]
Source: webmd.com

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A tooth or implant fixture used as a support for a prosthesis.
Source: ada.org

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1640s, from abut + -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.).
Source: etymonline.com

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In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weig [..]
Source: coaleducation.org

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the place at which abutting occurs [at the of two properties]
Source: dictionary.findlaw.com

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The supporting wall or pier that receives the thrust of an arch; a solid stone springer at the lowest point of an arch, vault or beam.
Source: selectstone.com

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(n) point of contact between two objects or parts(n) a masonry support that touches and directly receives thrust or pressure of an arch or bridge
Source: beedictionary.com

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A tooth or implant to which a fixed prosthesis is anchored.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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A tooth or teeth used to support and anchor a fixed or removable prosthesis.
Source: deltadentalmn.org

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A fixed point or surface, affording a relatively immovable object against which a body abuts or presses while resisting or moving in a contrary direction, for example, an end arch of a bridge.
Source: railroad.lindahall.org

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Structure at either extreme end of a bridge that supports the superstructure (sill, stringers, trusses, or decks) composed of stone, concrete, brick, or timber.
Source: americantrails.org

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Natural Teeth or Teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable Denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A tooth or implant used to support a prosthesis.
Source: dentalinsurance.com

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masonry platform or earth embankment supporting the central structure of a bridge
Source: digital-documents.co.uk

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The part of a valley or canyon wall against which a dam is constructed. Right and left abutments are those on respective sides of an observer looking downstream.
Source: srh.noaa.gov

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<dentistry> The teeth on either side of a missing tooth. (08 Jan 1998)
Source: mondofacto.com

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The part of a valley or canyon wall against which a dam is constructed. Right and left abutments are those on respective sides of an observer looking downstream.
Source: forecast.weather.gov

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An abutment is the point where an arch (in a horizontal or vertical direction) or vault
Source: keystothepast.info

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The part of a valley or canyon wall against which a dam is constructed. Right and left abutments are those on respective sides of an observer looking downstream.
Source: weatherdudes.com

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A solid stone "springer" at the lowest point of an arch or vault.
Source: contractorschoolonline.com

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