Definition of Buttressed

1. Adjective. Held up by braces or buttresses.

Exact synonyms: Braced
Similar to: Supported

Definition of Buttressed

1. Adjective. having buttresses or supports. ¹

2. Verb. (past of buttress) ¹

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Definition of Buttressed

1. buttress [v] - See also: buttress

Literary usage of Buttressed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Irrigation Engineering by Herbert Michael Wilson (1909)
"notches about 4 feet in depth designed to waste before the crest is reached. 364. Buttressed and Arched Masonry Walls. ..."

2. Six Months in America by Godfrey Thomas Vigne (1833)
"The piers are of stone of great size, and buttressed towards the stream. This bridge is the largest of the kind I have seen any where. ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1906)
"Buttressed WAL.LS s-\(6) About 4 52. In large buildings, such as armories, gymnasiums, auditoriums, and churches, the walls are frequently of great height, ..."

4. The Concrete House and Its Construction by Maurice M. Sloan (1912)
"Buttressed porch construction in monolithic concrete. Impracticable in other types of masonry. To illustrate the wide range that concrete has already ..."

5. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1899)
"... and the influence of truth buttressed in a foundation of facts at first hand. In a certain acceptable form of gossip Mr. Scott's pages are bathed—we can ..."

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