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Definition of Buttressed

Buttressed
Buttress But"tress, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buttressed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Buttressing.] To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly. To set it upright again, and to prop and buttress it up for duration. --Burke.
Buttress
Buttress But"tress, n. [OE. butrasse, boterace, fr. F. bouter to push; cf. OF. bouteret (nom. sing. and acc. pl. bouterez) buttress. See Butt an end, and cf. Butteris.] 1. (Arch.) A projecting mass of masonry, used for resisting the thrust of an arch, or for ornament and symmetry. Note: When an external projection is used merely to stiffen a wall, it is a pier. 2. Anything which supports or strengthens. ``The ground pillar and buttress of the good old cause of nonconformity.' --South. Flying buttress. See Flying buttress.
Buttress
Buttress But"tress, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buttressed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Buttressing.] To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly. To set it upright again, and to prop and buttress it up for duration. --Burke.

Meaning of Buttressed from wikipedia

- Buttress ground plans Angled buttress Clasping or clamped buttress Diagonal or 'french' buttress Setback buttress A buttress and a flying buttress, mostly...
- Buttressed core is a structural system for high buildings, consisting of a hexagonal core reinforced by three buttresses that form a Y shape. The buttressed...
- comparative study of the anchorage systems of buttressed (Aglaia and Nephelium ramboutan species) and non-buttressed (Mallotus wrayi) tropical trees". Journal...
- The flying buttress (arc-boutant, arch buttress) is a specific form of buttress composed of an arch that extends from the upper portion of a wall to a...
- A buttress dam or hollow dam is a dam with a solid, water-tight upstream side that is supported at intervals on the downstream side by a series of buttresses...
- The buttress thread form refers to two different thread profiles: One is a type of lead**** often used in machinery, and is also known as the sawtooth...
- went by the South Summit. In 1951, Bradford Washburn pioneered the West Buttress route, considered to be the safest and easiest route, and therefore the...
- structural buttressed support and stabilization. Lowland or swamp-grown cypresses found in flooded or flood-prone areas tend to be buttressed and "kneed...
- Wolfgang Buttress (born 1965) is an English artist. He creates multi-sensory artworks that draw inspiration from our evolving relationship with the natural...
- building but now houses a shop. The ancient cobbled street runs beside buttressed walls of the precinct, which are the grounds surrounding ancient Shaftesbury...
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