Abut appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Tubas abut.
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Definition of the verb abut
What does abut mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: abutted, abutting
- lie adjacent to another or share a boundary
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Theme 1 - concrete object] and [Theme 2] [Verb] Italy and France touch [Theme 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Theme 2] Italy borders France
- lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
- synonyms of abut: adjoin / border / butt / butt against / butt on / edge / march
- more generic words: adjoin / contact / meet / touch = be in direct physical contact with
- more specific words: neighbour / neighbor = be located near or adjacent to
Alternative definition of the verb abut
- [intransitive] To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; to meet.
- synonym: [transitive] abut on
- [transitive] To abut on.
Abut: In property law, when two parcels abut it means they are adjacent to each other and against each others' borders.
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Kentucky Medical Journal (1930)
It has no supernatural powers for good or for evil, abut is a substance that at ordinary temperatures, radiates heat in the form of Alpha, Beta and Gamma rays. It has the power to b11rn the skin and tissues, to cause the contraction of muscle and ...
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
abut. v. To touch or border upon. To have a common boundary. abutment. n. A tooth, tooth root, or implant used to support a fixed or removable *prosthesis ( bridge or partial denture). It may provide either the terminal support for a prosthesis or ...
by Mervyn Hartwig
abut. it is knowledge of the necessary conditions for theproduction of knowledge ¥second-order knowledge« (PN3: 8).
The Gardeners Dictionary (1759)
Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery .... A - L by Philip Miller
ABUT Ilon Americanum, folio bastato, flore amplo purpureo-caruleo, longo petiolo insidente. Houst. American Abutilon, with a spear-shaped Leaf, and a large blue Flower, with a long Foot-stalk. 9. ABut Ilon Americanum, flore albido, fručiu è ...
A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.) by Edward Henry Knight
Indian mallow, Abut Hon Indicum India. Sun hemp, Crotalarta juneea India. Jubbulporc hemp, Crotalaria tenui/olia India. Jute, Corchorus olitorius India. Nettle, Urtica ineisa. Queensland. Paper mulberry, Broussonetia papyrifera . . Queensland ...
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- Abut Meaning
Video shows what abut means. To touch by means of a mutual border, edge or end; to border on; to lie adjacent; to project; to terminate; to be contiguous; ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3U1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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