Meaning of Abutment

English: Abutment
Bangla: একই সীমানায় একাধিক পথাদির শেষ, মোড়
Hindi: प्रतिस्पर्श, स्पर्श, लगाव, सीमा-संयोग
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

Architecture, Civil Engineering. a masonry mass supporting and receiving the thrust of part of an arch or vault. a force that serves to abut an arch or vault. a mass, as of masonry, receiving the arch, beam, truss, etc., at each end of a bridge. a mass or structure for resisting the pressure of water on a bridge, pier, or the like. each of the parts of a canyon or the like receiving the thrusts of an arch dam. a structure for absorbing tensions from reinforcing strands for concrete being prestressed.

Definition: 2

the place where projecting parts meet; junction.

Definition: 3

Dentistry. a tooth or tooth root that supports or stabilizes a bridge, denture, or other prosthetic appliance.

Definition: 4

the state or process of abutting

Definition: 5

something that abuts the thing on which something abuts the point of junction between them