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.  🔊

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