buttress


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Synonyms for buttress

Synonyms for buttress

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

to present evidence in support of

Synonyms for buttress

a support usually of stone or brick

reinforce with a buttress

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make stronger or defensible

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Giving his thoughts on this, Buttress said: "I think it's historical largely.
And Mr Buttress, who hails from Cwmbran and whose first name is actually Talfryn, said that the UK is danger of shooting itself "very firmly in the foot," by turning inwards through Brexit.
"Ceri Jones has done a great job leading the team with the support of our coaching group since he stepped up to the role," said Buttress.
Artist Wolfgang Buttress is known for creating multi-sensory artworks that draw inspiration from "our evolving relationship with natural' world".
Former Dragons favourite Taulupe Faletau, the Lions and Wales No.8, is another player of interest but, as Buttress pointed out, he's contracted to Bath for another season.
Buttress hopes his work will help visitors appreciate the importance of bees.
With this report we provide guidance for screw fixation of the quadrilateral buttress plate by giving details of screw lengths used and their spatial orientation after fracture reduction.
The different thread forms used for the study were Square, Buttress, Reverse buttress, Triangle type [1, 17].
Pimenta de AaAaAeAavila, a key witness in a criminal investigation of Samarc told the Journal that he suggested Samarco to construct the buttress at the base of the dam and design it in such a way it could strengthen the dam even in this worst-case scenario.
Chief Inspector John Buttress is accused of fraud regarding Little Pentre Farm in Wrexham.
Inspirational sixth-form student Ethan Buttress, from Lady Bay, Notts, will have marrow taken from the bone in his pelvis at the private Harley Street Medical Clinic in London on Wednesday.
Fern Britton (pictured) is on hand to announce the winner while Jim Buttress sets the finalist a double-grow challenge, asking them for the perfect melon and sweetcorn.
Since taking control of the project in 2012, contractors for the state have demolished the four bridges, installed 90 miles of horizontal drains, installed ground monitoring sensors to collect landslide data, built more than 3,200 feet of culverts to replace bridges at four locations, and produced 600,000 tons of rock to be used in buttress and drain construction.