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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: buttress dinding, menopang, menyangga, penyangga
English → English (WordNet) Definition: buttress buttress n : a support usually of stone or brick; supports the wall of a building [syn: buttressing] v 1: reinforce with a buttress; “Buttress the church” 2: make stronger or defensible; “buttress your thesis”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Buttress Buttress \But"tress\, n. [OE. butrasse, boterace, fr. F. bouter to push; cf. OF. bouteret (nom. sing. and acc. pl. bouterez) buttress. See Butt an end, and cf. Butteris.] 1. (Arch.) A projecting mass of masonry, used for resisting the thrust of an arch, or for ornament and symmetry. [1913 Webster] Note: When an external projection is used merely to stiffen a wall, it is a pier. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything which supports or strengthens. “The ground pillar and buttress of the good old cause of nonconformity.” --South. [1913 Webster] Flying buttress. See Flying buttress. [1913 Webster] Buttress \But"tress\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Buttressed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Buttressing.] To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly. [1913 Webster] To set it upright again, and to prop and buttress it up for duration. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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