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  1. buttress

    • IPA[ˈbʌtrɪs]

    英式

    • n.
      a structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it;a projecting portion of a hill or mountain.
    • v.
      provide (a building or structure) with buttresses;increase the strength of or justification for; reinforce
    • verb: buttress, 3rd person present: buttresses, gerund or present participle: buttressing, past tense: buttressed, past participle: buttressed

    • noun: buttress, plural noun: buttresses

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    名詞

    • 1. a structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it the cathedral's massive buttresses 同義詞 prop, support, abutment, shore, pier, ... 更多
    • a projecting portion of a hill or mountain.
    • 2. a source of defence or support the political police were the main buttress of the regime

    動詞

    • 1. provide (a building or structure) with buttresses we buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse
    • 2. increase the strength of or justification for; reinforce authority was buttressed by religious belief
    • adj.
      (of a building or structure) strengthened or supported with a buttress: a buttressed wall

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a building or structure) strengthened or supported with a buttress: a buttressed wall

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a buttress slanting from a separate pier, typically forming an arch with the wall it supports.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a tree root whose upper, exposed parts project from the trunk like a buttress.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a buttress slanting from a separate column, typically forming an arch with the wall it supports.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈbətrəs]

    美式

    • n.
      a projecting support of stone or brick built against a wall: the cathedral's massive buttresses
    • v.
      provide (a building or structure) with projecting supports built against its walls: we buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

    Oxford American Dictionary

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