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butt

(bŭt),
1. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.
2. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.

butt

1 to place two flat surfaces together to form a joint.
2 (in dentistry) to place directly against the tissues covering the residual alveolar ridge.
3 (in dentistry) to place a dental restoration directly against a flat surface of a prepared tooth.

buttocks

A part of the back of the hip, which, in humans, forms one of the rounded protuberances on which a person sits; the rump.

Composition
Gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscle covered by a variable layer of fat.

butt

(bŭt)
1. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.
2. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.

butt

(bŭt)
1. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.
2. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.

butt,

v to place directly against the tissues covering the residual alveolar ridge; to bring two square-ended surfaces into contact, as a butt joint.

butt

1. recognized pack for presentation of wool for sale; similar to but smaller than the standard bale; usually an incompletely filled bale.
2. see butting.
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In Figure 7, the value of the initial humidity (up to thermal moisture transfer) are shown by points, and the vectors of final humidity values formed in sand after 20-hour thermal water transfer at the "cold" and "hot" butt ends of the sample are shown by arrows.
He also concluded that the end checks were longer in the butt end of the log on the topside of the bucking point (Fig.
Once again, I check the acorn end for smoothness and roundness then the butt end is placed into a chuck machine which gives it its rounded bottom.
Then level the top ends so they are square with the butt ends.
Each time we started a new course of logs in the wall, we reversed the butt ends, in order to keep the top line level.
Tenders are invited for Point Adjusting Screw Butt Ends To Drg.