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Synonyms for butt

Synonyms for butt

an act or instance of using force so as to propel ahead

to be contiguous or next to

one that is fired at, attacked, or abused

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an object of amusement or laughter

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

residual matter

Synonyms for butt

thick end of the handle

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the part of a plant from which the roots spring or the part of a stalk or trunk nearest the roots

a victim of ridicule or pranks

sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

a joint made by fastening ends together without overlapping

a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)

the small unused part of something (especially the end of a cigarette that is left after smoking)

lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

to strike, thrust or shove against

place end to end without overlapping

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If you're on a water meter - or you just care about the planet - a water butt is a must for keeping that garden lush and green in the summer months.
Mohajerani's team discovered that adding butts can cut the energy needed to fire bricks by up to 58 per cent.
Both pleaded guilty to affray, with Butts, from Beech Court, Bargoed, sentenced to 11 months in jail and Williams, of Caer-Odyn, Abertillery, was given a sevenmonth sentence suspended for two years.
Since its debut, this initiative, dubbed the Cigarette Waste Brigade Program, has helped keep an impressive 10,000 pounds (4,536 kilograms) of butts out of landfill.
The researchers used nests with unsmoked cigarette butts as a control for their experiment.
Surfrider will encourage motorists and beachgoers to dispose of cigarettes safely, and explain that cigarette butts thrown on the ground can eventually end up in the ocean and affect marine life, including surfers and swimmers.
The bladder is vacuum-packed and sized to comfortably contain all the butts from the carton.
Butts and sole director Robert Darling, 31, vanished, though we later heard Butts was living in Spain.
In all cases, Gersberg found that about half the fish died when exposed to a low concentration of butts, though the smoked, filtered cigarette butts were most toxic.
Meanwhile, the on-the-ground evidence suggests that some smokers' ability to shrug off the effects of their habit extends to their ability to rationalize tossing butts on the ground for passers-by to ponder - and someone else to pick up.
WHAT has happened to the council imposing fines for members of the public disposing of cigarette butts on the floor?
They prefer to throw their burning cigarette butts out of the car window.
Many local councils and water companies offer butts at discounted prices, so it may pay to get in touch with them first.
Bigger butts are the result, in part, to "bigger portions, bigger candy bars, bigger steaks--bigger everything--which translates into bigger people.