Definitions of abutment
n. - State of abutting. 2
n. - That on or against which a body abuts or presses 2
n. - The solid part of a pier or wall, etc., which receives the thrust or lateral pressure of an arch, vault, or strut. 2
n. - A fixed point or surface from which resistance or reaction is obtained, as the cylinder head of a steam engine, the fulcrum of a lever, etc. 2
n. - In breech-loading firearms, the block behind the barrel which receives the pressure due to recoil. 2
The word "abutment" uses 8 letters: A B E M N T T U.
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