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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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