Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / abutment
FEEDBACK

other words for abutment

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

USE abutment IN A SENTENCE

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

QUIZZES

Challenge Yourself On These Words To Describe Cancers

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

On the abutment towers the chains are connected by horizontal links, carried on rockers, to anchor ties.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
A more common type is a bridge with two leaves or bascules, one hinged at each abutment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Let n (Fig. 55) be the distance of the load from D′, x1 the distance of D′ from the left abutment, and p the length of a bay.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
This steep portion of the ladder was wrought in an abutment of the turret, where its base projected beyond the wall of the donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
On the west side timbers and wool sacks were sunk into a quicksand upon which to rest the foundations of the abutment.
THE OLD PIKETHOMAS B. SEARIGHT
The upper part of the pier or abutment, where the arch rests—technically where it springs from—is the impost.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIA. VOL. 1 PART 2VARIOUS
But then he was caught with his hands in the wristbands, and the ponies of 44 tipped over the broken abutment.
THE NERVE OF FOLEYFRANK H. SPEARMAN
The base of all the abutments of bridges must be equal in thickness to one third of the height of the abutment.
A NEW GUIDE FOR EMIGRANTS TO THE WESTJ. M. PECK
The side towers are 18 feet less in height than the central one, and the abutment 35 feet lower than the side towers.
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERSSAMUEL SMILES
This forms an abutment for supporting the ladle in the gudgeon band, being secured to this last by latch bolts and cotters.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS

WORDS RELATED TO ABUTMENT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

manavelinsplural noun | [muh-nav-uh-linz ]SEE DEFINITION