Abutment in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Abutment

a structure built to support the weight or pressure of an arch or end of something such as a bridge

Examples of Abutment in a sentence

The construction team built a bridge abutmant to support the newest interstate overpass. 🔊

Abutment movement made it necessary for the support beams to be replaced with new ones. 🔊

At each end of the dam, a supporting abutment was chiseled into the side of the rock. 🔊

The driveway culvert was sinking, so an abutment was added underneath to give it more support.  🔊

During the procedure, the dentist placed an abutment under the patient’s tooth to help it be more secure.  🔊

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