[ US /əˈbət/ ]
[ UK /ɐbˈʌt/ ]
  1. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
    England marches with Scotland
    Canada adjoins the U.S.
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How To Use abut In A Sentence

  • What links the eyes of these three coffins, beside the fact that all are painted, is that the inner canthus--the corner of the eye near the nose--descends abruptly and abuts the upper lid, giving them an East Asian appearance. Archive 2008-03-01
  • Other herbaceous plants included Abutilon theophrasti, Cycloloma atriplicifolium, Datura stramonium and Xanthium strumarium and the planted Maclura pomifera.
  • Concrete-filled cast iron cylinders and concrete abutments form the foundations.
  • She veered away and, with no alternative site in view crashed into the swamp abutting the landing field.
  • Our house abuts on the church.
  • Many engineering construction utilize embankment, for, abutment , retaining wall , foundation pad , base backfill and so on.
  • Having reached the abutments we excavated a chamber to accommodate explosives in readiness to destroy these bridges. Alan Glass
  • I hear your amities abut the offload opportunity, but I think that and you position that learning equals practice narrowly defines important concepts. If you haven't practiced, you haven't learned anything
  • Those hot-rodding growth funds hit the financial equivalent of a bridge abutment in 2000.
  • The bus, as one earlier commenter noted, takes abut 5 hours; and the difference in comfort is enormous. Matthew Yglesias » Politico’s David Rogers Catches Republicans Lying About High-Speed Rail, Won’t Call Them Liars
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